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Huawei is a global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. The company offers a range of products, services, and business solutions for telecom carriers, including wireless network, fixed network, cloud core network, carrier software, IT infrastructure, network energy, professional services, and network rollout services. It also builds a digital infrastructure platform utilizing cloud computing, software-defined networking, big data, and IoT to enable the digital transformation of the government, public utilities, finance, energy, transport, and manufacturing industries. In addition, Huawei provides smartphones, tablets, wearable devices, converged home devices, and applications on these devices for consumers and businesses.
HQShenzhen, CN
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)197,000
Job Openings435
Revenue (FY, 2020)¥891.4 B(+4%)
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Key People/Management at Huawei

Ren Zhengfei

Ren Zhengfei

Director, CEO
Guo Ping

Guo Ping

Deputy Chairman, Rotating Chairman
Howard Liang

Howard Liang

Peng Zhongyang

Peng Zhongyang

Director, President of the Enterprise BG
Hu Houkun

Hu Houkun

Deputy Chairman, Rotating Chairman
Meng Wanzhou

Meng Wanzhou

Deputy Chairwoman, CFO
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Huawei Office Locations

Huawei has offices in Shenzhen, Beijing, Cupertino, Dar El Beïda and in 62 other locations
Shenzhen, CN (HQ)
Huawei Base, Bantian, Longgang District
Beijing, CN
West Tower of China Overseas Property Plaza, Building 7, NO.8, Yongdingmen Xibinhe Road, Dongcheng District
Dar El Beïda, DZ
16 Rue Mohamed Khemisti
Buenos Aires, AR
Ing Enrique Butty 240
Sydney, AU
Level 6,Tower B,799 Pacific Highway, Chatswood
Wien, AT
Wagramer Str. 19
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Huawei Financials and Metrics

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Huawei Revenue

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Huawei's revenue was reported to be ¥891.37 b in FY, 2020 which is a 3.8% increase from the previous period.

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Huawei Operating Metrics

Huawei's Smartphones Shipped was reported to be 238.7 m in FY, 2019.
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139 m34.6 m38.5 m39.1 m41 m153 m39.3 m54.2 m52 m59.7 m206 m59.1 m56.6 m66.8 m56.2 m238.7 m

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76.2 m21 m23 m22 m24 m90 m21.2 m28.5 m25 m30 m104.8 m29.9 m37.3 m41.5 m33.3 m142 m

Patents Issued

62.52 k74.31 k87.81 k87.81 k

Mobile Users

340 m500 m
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Huawei Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
VocordJune 04, 2019
Vokord Telekom ZaoJune 03, 2019$50 m
HexaTierDecember 27, 2016$42 m
Toga NetworksDecember 07, 2016
NeulSeptember 22, 2014$25 m
Centre for Integrated PhotonicsJanuary 26, 2012
Huawei Symantec TechnologiesNovember 14, 2011
3LeafFebruary 19, 2011
Harbour Networks HoldingsSeptember 11, 2006
HiSilicon Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.
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Huawei Revenue Breakdown

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Huawei revenue breakdown by business segment: 11.3% from Enterprise, 54.2% from Consumer, 34.0% from Carrier and 0.6% from Other

Huawei revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 65.6% from China, 20.3% from Europe, the Middle East and Africa, 7.2% from Asia Pacific and 6.9% from Other

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Huawei Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Huawei News and Updates

Huawei expects 2021 revenue to drop by 28.9% as sanctions drag on

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei said it expects revenue for 2021 will come in at 634 billion yuan ($99 billion), a 28.9% drop from a year ago.

Huawei Swivels to Software, Clean Energy as Sales Dive Again

Huawei Swivels to Software, Clean Energy as Sales Dive Again

Huawei, Which Beat Apple At Making A Car, Announces New Range-Extended EV

The news about Apple coming for Tesla with an Apple car has been pretty constant over the past several years, but Huawei, another phone maker, has actually made a plugin vehicle. CarBuzz reports that Huawei is also coming for Tesla with a new plugin vehicle, but unlike Apple, the phone maker actuall…

Huawei, Honor and Motorola Push New Foldable Phones in China

Huawei, Honor and Motorola Push New Foldable Phones in China

Global 5G Network Infrastructure Market Report 2021, Featuring ADTRAN, Ciena, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Huawei and Samsung

DUBLIN, Dec. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global 5G Network Infrastructure Market 2020 - A Benchmark of the Top 20 Companies: Frost Radar Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. 5G introduces many disruptive technologies, from new chips and devices to new...

Huawei enters China's electric car race in competition with Tesla

The first car with Huawei's HarmonyOS operating system will be the Aito M5, a car that runs on both electricity and fuel, Huawei announced Thursday.
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Huawei Blogs

China Unicom Beijing: Technological Intelligence at the Winter Olympics

Part 3 on our series covering the technology powering the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

China Unicom Beijing: Bringing Smart & Digital Multimedia to the 2022 Winter Olympics

Smart & digital has come to the Olympics. Find out the tech powering a multimedia experience that will change the viewing experience.

Rainforest Connection: Boosting Biodiversity Protection in Palawan Rainforest

In this guest post, Rainforest Connection give an update on new Guardian solutions installed in the Palawan rainforest and how it will boost protection of the local ecosystem and endangered species.

China Unicom Beijing: Committed to Safety at the 2022 Winter Olympics

From February 4 to 20, 2022, the Winter Olympics will be held in Beijing, China. Preparations have been ongoing since October 2021, with many international tests, training week activities, and domestic testing conducted in Beijing (including Yanqing district) and Zhangjiakou. The Olympic spotlight i…

Rainforest Connection: Fighting Back Against Poachers with Technology

Rainforest Connection & WWF Italy score a victory against poachers. Read how.

Essential Thoughts on Digital Transformation in the Energy Sector

To achieve the business and climate goals in the energy sector, a clear path to digital transformation is required.
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Huawei Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Huawei founded?

    Huawei was founded in 1987.

  • Who are Huawei key executives?

    Huawei's key executives are Ren Zhengfei, Guo Ping and Howard Liang.

  • How many employees does Huawei have?

    Huawei has 197,000 employees.

  • What is Huawei revenue?

    Latest Huawei annual revenue is ¥891.4 b.

  • What is Huawei revenue per employee?

    Latest Huawei revenue per employee is ¥4.5 m.

  • Who are Huawei competitors?

    Competitors of Huawei include Samsung Electronics, Apple and Sony.

  • Where is Huawei headquarters?

    Huawei headquarters is located at Huawei Base, Bantian, Longgang District, Shenzhen.

  • Where are Huawei offices?

    Huawei has offices in Shenzhen, Beijing, Cupertino, Dar El Beïda and in 62 other locations.

  • How many offices does Huawei have?

    Huawei has 66 offices.