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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.

TypePrivate
Founded1987
HQShenzhen, CN
Websitehuawei.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureD+

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)194,000
Job Openings97
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

Chairman
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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Founding Date

1987
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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.
CNY

Revenue (H1, 2020)

454.0b

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

170.7b
Annual
CNYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

521.6b603.6b721.2b858.8b

Revenue growth, %

16%19%19%

Cost of goods sold

311.4b365.5b443.0b322.7b

Gross profit

210.1b238.1b278.2b536.1b
Half Year
CNYH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

283.1b325.7b401.3b454.0b
CNYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

123.0b175.3b184.1b170.7b

Accounts Receivable

108.9b106.3b91.1b135.7b

Inventories

74.0b72.4b94.5b165.4b

Current Assets

355.5b405.3b530.1b703.9b
CNYFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash From Operating Activities

49.2b96.3b74.7b91.4b

Cash From Investing Activities

(28.5b)(24.7b)(93.9b)(145.0b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(10.9b)(16.9b)26.9b37.7b

Net Change in Cash

9.8b54.7b7.7b37.7b
CNYFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

5.8m

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.2 x
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Huawei Operating Metrics

Huawei's Smartphones Shipped was reported to be 238.7 m in FY, 2019.
FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q4, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q4, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Nov, 2019Q4, 2019FY, 2019

Smartphones Shipped

139 m34.60 m38.50 m39.10 m41 m153 m39.30 m54.20 m52 m59.70 m206 m59.10 m56.60 m66.80 m56.20 m238.70 m

Smartphones Shipped (China)

76.20 m21 m23 m22 m24 m90 m21.20 m28.50 m25 m30 m104.80 m29.90 m37.30 m41.50 m33.30 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

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

39/100

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Huawei Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

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Huawei Online and Social Media Presence

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Huawei Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D+

    59/100

  • CEO Rating

    B-

    69/100

  • Compensation

    D+

    56/100

  • Diversity

    D

    56/100

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Huawei News and Updates

Huawei seeks growth in internet of things as phone business suffers

Huawei’s struggles amid U.S.-China trade tensions are driving it to seek opportunities in other smart devices, setting itself up against a raft of hardware makers at home and abroad. The Chinese tech giant recorded sluggish revenue growth in 2020, climbing just 3.8% to 891.4 billion yuan ($136 billi…

Huawei Quarterly Sales Fell For First Time After U.S. Sanctions

Huawei Quarterly Sales Fell For First Time After U.S. Sanctions

Loop Media Partners with Huawei to Launch its Mobile Music Video App in Latin America

Loop Media’s Mobile App Is Now Available On All Huawei Devices In Both Spanish and EnglishGlendale, CA - (NewMediaWire) - March 25, 2021 - Loop Media, Inc. (“Loop Media”), a leading provider of its own branded music video and entertainment streaming services for businesses and consumers (OTC: L…

Outlook on the 5G Equipment Global Market to 2026 - Featuring Huawei Technologies, Nokia and Qualcomm Among Others

Dublin, March 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "5G Equipment Market by End-Users (Retail Sector and Non-Retail Sector), Components and Geography - Global Forecast up to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Huawei Launches New Data Center and Power Supply Solutions Globally

SHENZHEN, China, March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei launches next-generation Data Center and Power Supply Solutions at the Digitally Transforming Energy Infrastructure online event, the company also interpreted the latest trends in digital power development, tackling head-on the key...
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Huawei Blogs

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.

Intelligent 5G: Paving the Way for the Future

A guest post from GSMA CMO Stephanie Lynch-Habib based on her introduction at the Huawei 2021 Pre-MWCS Media & Analyst briefing.

NetX2025: GUIDE to the Future Network

At the Pre-MWCS Media & Analyst briefing on February 18th, 2021, we released the Target Network 2025 Technical White Paper. [Video]

Techsplained: AI for the Home

Part 2 of a 3-part explainer on new technologies that will make life better. In part 2, we look at what AI means for your home. [Video]

Techsplained: Smart Homes

Part 2 of a 3-part explainer on new technologies that will make life better. In part 2, we look at what AI means for your home. [Video]

Challenges in Implementing Digital Technologies in Rural Kenya

Rural areas in Kenya face a number of unique development challenges that affect the use of digital technologies. What's the solution?
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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 Lenovo, Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Ericsson.

  • 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.