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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 CultureD

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)194,000
Job Openings460
Revenue (FY, 2019)¥858.8 B(+20%)
Cybersecurity ratingFMore

Key People/Management at Huawei

Ren Zhengfei

Ren Zhengfei

Director, CEO
Guo Ping

Guo Ping

Deputy Chairman, Rotating Chairman
Liang Hua

Liang Hua

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 63 other locations
Shenzhen, CN (HQ)
Huawei Base, Bantian, Longgang District
Beijing, CN
West Tower of China Overseas Property Plaza , Building 7,NO.8
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 ¥858.83 b in FY, 2019 which is a 19.1% 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

Smartphones Shipped (China)

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
Beijing Huawei Digital Technologies Co
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Huawei Revenue Breakdown

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Huawei revenue breakdown by business segment: 34.5% from Carrier, 10.4% from Enterprise, 54.4% from Consumer and 0.6% from Other

Huawei revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 24.0% from Europe, the Middle East and Africa, 8.2% from Asia Pacific , 6.1% from Americas , 59.0% from China and 2.7% from Other

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Huawei Cybersecurity Score

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Huawei Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Huawei News and Updates

Huawei profit slumps as UK ban hammers sales

The UK’s decision to blacklist Huawei has hammered sales and profit at the controversial Chinese tech giant, new figures have The post Huawei profit slumps as UK ban hammers sales appeared first on CityAM.

C-CAMP gets CSR support from Huawei India to boost public healthcare infrastructure to fight COVID-19

C-CAMP will be using the funds to for deploying non-invasive ventilator, remote vitals monitoring machines, oxygen concentrators

Biden Prods UAE to Dump Huawei, Sowing Doubts on Key F-35 Sale

Biden Prods UAE to Dump Huawei, Sowing Doubts on Key F-35 Sale

Development of the Mobile Processor Market Amid the Ongoing Huawei Ban, Touching on Key Factors Driving Market Shares

Dublin, June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Possible Development of the Smartphone and Mobile Processor Markets After Huawei Ban" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Evernex Signs Intelligent Computing MOU With Tech Giant Huawei

PARIS, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Evernex has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Huawei to provide server maintenance through Huawei's Cloud and Artificial Intelligence (AI) services to Nordic European customers. The move into intelligent computing services builds on an existing...

SoftBank Backs Cloud Startup Founded by Two Huawei Engineers

Digital adoption solutions provider Whatfix has raised $90 million in a round led by SoftBank Vision Fund II.
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Huawei Blogs

6 Products & Services Launched at Huawei Developer Conference 2021

Huawei's new products & services for developers will create three major opportunities in the industry. Read how.

How Acoustics Can Safeguard Biodiversity

1 million species are at threat of extinction & two-thirds of the planet's rainforests have been destroyed or degraded. Chrissy Durkin, Director of International Expansion at Rainforest Connection, explains an innovative solution for solving this crisis. [Video]

Huawei 2020 Annual Report: Challenges & Growth

4 key takeaways from Huawei's 2020 Annual Report.

Why IPR Is the Foundation of Innovation

Respecting and protecting intellectual property is one of the core principles of our business. Download our 2020 IPR White Paper and find out more about our 5G patent-licensing strategy.

Future Fiber Access Architecture: Drivers and Solutions

A guest post by GlobalData’s Emir Halilovic where he considers new broadband access requirements and the solutions that enable FTTP to satisfy them.

Achieving Green Recovery in Asia

At the ELEVATE Strategic Partner webinar, "A green recovery in Asia: Opportunities for concerted action", cross-sector experts explored ways to promote sustainable, post-pandemic recovery in Asia.
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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 Liang Hua.

  • How many employees does Huawei have?

    Huawei has 194,000 employees.

  • What is Huawei revenue?

    Latest Huawei annual revenue is ¥858.8 b.

  • What is Huawei revenue per employee?

    Latest Huawei revenue per employee is ¥4.4 m.

  • Who are Huawei competitors?

    Competitors of Huawei include HP, Lenovo and Ericsson Nikola Tesla.

  • 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 63 other locations.

  • How many offices does Huawei have?

    Huawei has 68 offices.