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Avaya UK has poached Huawei Enterprise veep Simon Culmer to replace managing director Andrew Shepperd less than 10 months into his tenure, The Register can reveal. Culmer, who also had a nine-month spell as UK veep at the enterprise wing of Huawei starting last summer, built a UK management team including the recruitment of …


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"In an Eastern company there is a lot of responsibility and accountability but I didn't have as much authority, and needed to work through a set of filters which meant things don't get done as quickly,"

Translation: When I said "jump", people didn't say "how high".


He is wrong

Huawei is running with military rules, I am not saying it as a part of non ethical red scare campaign by sock puppets of their rivals.

Zte is the one with government style. I really don't care as a customer.


@Taylor 1

Having worked for Far Eastern companies I suspect it's more a case of lack of local authority to change anything without consulting a vast range of managers back at HQ.


"High Touch Sales?"

Does anybody understand the language these people speak?

I suppose other sales/marketing people must

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