Tech company Huawei appoints Terry HE as President for Northern Africa

NORTH AFRICA Huawei, a multinational technology company, has announced the appointment of Terry HE as President of Huawei Northern Africa to strengthening Huawei’s investment in digital infrastructure and training of young talent in Africa.

In this role, he will be responsible for coordinating the group’s overall operations in the 28 African countries in the region.

With his dynamic approach, participatory leadership, managerial skills and constant drive for efficiency, his appointment marks an important milestone for the group as African stakeholders look to meet the challenge of the fourth industrial revolution.

Terry HE holds a Bachelor’s degree in electronic information engineering from Wuhan University in China and joined Huawei Group in 2005.

Prior to his current appointment, Terry HE had 15 years of experience in the Middle East where he has successively held the positions of COO of Huawei Pakistan, Managing Director of Huawei Kuwait, President of Huawei Middle East Enterprise Business Group and Managing Director of Huawei Saudi Arabia.

“I am very grateful for the trust placed in me. I am delighted to be able to help consolidate Huawei’s commitment to the continent,” Terry HE, President of Huawei Northern Africa, said.

“Our priority will be to accompany governments, our customers, and our partners to accelerate their digital transformation and thus reduce the digital divide by applying the most advanced technologies and the experience of our group.”

“I am delighted to be able to help consolidate Huawei’s commitment to the continent.”

Terry HE – President, Huawei Northern Africa

As such, he will be responsible for coordinating all the group’s activities in the 28 African countries of the region which are Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Congo, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Mauritania, Niger, Democratic Republic of Congo, Senegal, South Sudan, Chad, Togo and Tunisia.

Recently, Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) inked a partnership with Mondia Pay, a leading digital payment provider, that is set to provide Ooredoo Algeria and Orange Tunisia users with safe and convenient payment options.

Huawei device users can now pay for their monthly services, latest games, and favourite applications seamlessly on HUAWEI AppGallery using Direct Carrier Billing services (DCB).

With over 2.1 billion global monthly transactions, Mondia Pay aims to provide users in North Africa with secure, convenient, and contactless payment options.

This integration is a result of a strategic partnership that was formalised in September 2020 and has since witnessed an increase of DCB coverage and IAP (In-App Purchase) kit capabilities for global developers.

The service went live with multiple DCB services providers such as Ufone Pakistan, Vodafone Egypt, and Etisalat UAE.

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