Tuesday, 03 September 2019 08:49

Jowett jumps from Apple to Huawei


Huawei Australia has appointed Paul Jowett as Huawei Consumer Business Group's director of marketing.

"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," said Huawei Consumer Business Group Australia (HCBGA) managing director Larking Huang.

"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 joins Huawei from Apple, where he led ANZ partner marketing.

He previously served as head of channel marketing at Samsung, marketing manager at Vodafone, brand marketing manager at InsuranceLine, and advertising manager at 3 Mobile.

Jowett holds a BSc in geography from Queen's University Belfast and an MA in marketing from the University of Ulster.

In related news, Ebany Draper was recently appointed as HCBGA'a PR manager.

She joined the company from Destination NSW, where she worked on Vivid Sydney. Draper's background was predominantly within the media industry, working for international companies including NBCUniversal, Viacom International Media Networks, and Discovery Networks.


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Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having begun his career in the days of 8-bit 'microcomputers'. He covers the gamut from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems programmer, an IT support manager, and an online services manager. Stephen holds an honours degree in Management Sciences and a PhD in Industrial and Business Studies.



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