Huawei Australia appoints Apple’s Paul Jowett as director of marketing

Huawei Australia has appointed Paul Jowett to the role of director of marketing for its consumer business group.

Jowett joins from Apple, where he held roles in ANZ partner marketing. Before that, he was head of channel marketing at Samsung.

Jowett joins from Apple

At Huawei, Jowett will be tasked with leading the company’s consumer marketing efforts to “help bring the company’s world-class line-up of smartphones, PCs and wearables to more users”.

“Paul has unrivalled knowledge of the Australian technology landscape and will be vital to fuelling further growth in our consumer business. Huawei has been present in the Australian market for 15 years already and will continue to bring its leading technology to the region,” said managing director of Huawei consumer business group in Australia, Larking Huang.

“2019 has been a record-breaking year for us, having sold more than 100m devices globally, making it our most successful to date. With Paul at the helm of our marketing division, Huawei CBG is well-poised to continue providing Australian consumers with cutting-edge devices.”

Jowett added of his new role: “Huawei is constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible with technology, and sets the benchmark for smartphone innovation. I am thrilled to join the Australian team and look forward to delivering exciting campaigns for the business.”

Ebany Draper also joined Huawei recently

Recently, Huawei also named Ebany Draper as PR manager for consumer, lifestyle and events. Draper had previously worked in roles at Destination NSW, NBC Universal, Viacom International Media Networks and Discovery Networks, and reports to Candice Lester, head of consumer PR, who began in January.


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