Huawei Australia has appointed Paul Jowett as director of marketing, Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG). He will lead Huawei consumer marketing efforts in Australia, to help bring the company’s world-class line-up of smartphones, PCs and wearables to more users.
Jowett had previous roles as ANZ partner marketing at Apple, and head of channel marketing at Samsung.
Larking Huang, managing director of Huawei CBG in Australia said: “Paul has unrivalled knowledge of the Australian technology landscape and will be vital to fuelling further growth in our consumer business. Huawei has been present in the Australian market for fifteen years already and will continue to bring its leading technology to the region.
“2019 has been a record-breaking year for us, having sold more than 100 million devices globally, making it our most successful to date. With Paul at the helm of our marketing division, Huawei CBG is well-poised to continue providing Australian consumers with cutting-edge devices.”
Jowett added: “Huawei is constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible with technology, and sets the benchmark for smartphone innovation. I am thrilled to join the Australian team and look forward to delivering exciting campaigns for the business.”
The announcement follows the recent appointment of Ebany Draper as PR manager – Consumer, Lifestyle and Events at Huawei CBG Australia.
Draper joined from Destination NSW, where she worked on Vivid Sydney. Prior to that, Draper’s background was predominantly within the media industry, working for international companies including NBCUniversal (E!, Universal TV, Bravo, SYFY, Style and 13th Street), Viacom International Media Networks (MTV, Comedy Central and Spike TV) and Discovery Networks. She joins Candice Lester, head of consumer PR at Huawei CBG Australia, who commenced her role in January this year.