Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, today announced the appointment of Jian Wang (Ethan) as the new CEO of its Huawei Jordan and Lebanon operations, thus continuing Huawei’s legacy of supporting both countries’ digital economies to drive Huawei’s growth in Jordan and Lebanon alike.

In his role, Ethan Wang will be responsible of expanding Huawei’s position as a leading ICT solutions provider, propelling the comprehensive strategy to provide industry-leading solutions to telecommunications carriers and enterprises, and contribute to the development of the country’s ICT industry. Wang will also manage strategic partnerships with public and private entities to support the governments’ vision of moving towards a diversified, knowledge-based economy. He will also steer the company’s community engagement initiatives that seek to build talent within the local ICT ecosystem.

Commenting on the appointment, Charles Yang, President of Huawei Middle East, said: “During his long tenure with Huawei, Ethan Wang has built an excellent track record as a passionate leader that can spearhead teams and projects with integrity and dedication. We value the positive impact he has had on our Middle East business and are confident that he will continue to be a flagbearer of Huawei’s values while developing Jordan and Lebanon’s ICT sectors.” 

Speaking on his appointment, Ethan Wang, CEO of Huawei Jordan and Lebanon, said: “It is an honor to lead the Huawei’s growth in these local markets. The ICT industry is a strategic growth engine for Jordan and Lebanon alike, and both countries boast an untapped pool of young Arabs that can contribute to the development of the region’s digital economy, if given the right training and opportunities. In my new role, I’m looking forward to supporting our valued local customers and partners in their digital transformation journeys and further contribute to the governments’ strategic ICT development plans.”

Ethan Wang joined Huawei in 2007 and has a deep understanding of the company. He has held a number of leadership roles since 2012, including the Director of the Huawei China Unicom Account Department, and the Director of Huawei Saudi STC Account Department.