Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology “ICT” solutions provider. Through its dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, it has established end-to-end solution advantages in telecom networks, devices, and cloud computing. The company’s headquarters is in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China, adjacent to Hong Kong. Founded by Ren Zhengfei in 1987, the company had a turnover of US$46.5 billion and a staff of 170,000 in 2014. Huawei is a private business, wholly owned by its employees, with 82,471 employees owning shares in the company. Huawei is committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers by providing competitive solutions, services and products. Huawei’s products and solutions have been deployed in over 170 countries and regions, serving more than one third of the world’s population. The company spends 12% of its annual revenue on Research and development (R&D), in 2014 this equated to US$6.6 billion globally. Huawei’s vision is to build a better connected world. Through open partnerships, Huawei focuses on providing future-oriented information pipes, consistent cloud services, Big Data, IoT, and premium quality handsets and devices.
Company's Value Propositions
Resonating with the revolutionary changes taking place in the information industry, Huawei continuously innovates to meet customer needs and advance company's technological leadership. Company openly cooperate with industry partners, focus on building future-proof information pipes, and continuously create value for company's customers and society at large. Based on these value propositions, Huawei is dedicated to enriching life and improving efficiency through a better connected world. In addition, company strive to be the first choice and best partner for telecom carriers and enterprise customers while becoming a brand of choice among consumers.
In 2014, Huawei's well-balanced, worldwide presence helped the company achieve stable and healthy growth in the carrier, enterprise, and consumer businesses. Annual sales revenues totaled CNY288,197 million, a 20.6% increase over the previous year.
Research & Development
Huawei has over 70,000 product and solution R&D employees, comprising more than 45% of company's total workforce worldwide. Company have set up 16 R&D centers in countries that include Germany, Sweden, the US, France, Italy, Russia, India, and China.
Founded in 1987, Huawei has grown from a USD 5,680 small company to a global company with a sales volume of over USD 39 billion with business presence in over 170 countries and regions thanks to the tireless efforts of its staff and the company's global-mindedness.