HTC Increases Commitment To Asia Markets Supported By Expanded Leadership Team
HTC announces Jack Tong as president of HTC North Asia and Lennard Hoornik as president of HTC South Asia
Taoyuan, Taiwan – May 18, 2011 – HTC Corporation, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today announced an increased commitment to Asia-Pacific supported by the executive promotion of Jack Tong and the appointment of Lennard Hoornik to newly created regional management positions. The organizational expansion allows HTC to build a strategic foundation for future growth across the region.
“2011 has already been a year of remarkable growth and expansion for HTC,” said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC Corporation. “Today’s announcement is more than a product of that success, it is a signal of our commitment to ongoing strategic investment in Asia and building on our regional leadership as we look forward to our future growth opportunities.”
As president of HTC North Asia, Jack Tong will be based in Taiwan and will be responsible for the growth and development of Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, Vietnam and China. Over the last six years in his previous role as vice president of HTC Asia, Jack Tong grew HTC from a relatively young brand to one of the region’s mobile leaders. In 2010, his leadership propelled HTC Asia to 200% growth, making it the fastest-growing region for the company and laying the groundwork for today’s announcement of expanded investment.
As president of HTC South Asia Pacific, Lennard Hoornik will be based in Singapore and responsible for Singapore, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippine, Australia and New Zealand. Hoornik brings a wealth of expertise in the mobile industry where he has held multiple management positions in the Asia-Pacific region.
HTC Corporation (HTC) is one of the fastest growing companies in the mobile industry. By putting people at the center of everything it does, HTC creates innovative smartphones and tablets that better serve the lives and needs of individuals. The company is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under ticker 2498. For more information about HTC, please visit www.htc.com.