ZTE India Appoints Xu Dejun as CEO

  ZTE India Appoints Xu Dejun as CEO

                     Country 2012 sales hit $700 million

Business Wire

NEW DELHI -- March 14, 2013

ZTE Telecom India PVT Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H
share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed
global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile
devices, today announced the appointment of Xu Dejun as its CEO for its India
operations.

The company also announced that its India 2012 sales hit $700 million,
reflecting an increase over the past two years.

Xu Dejun began working at ZTE in 2001 at the company’s headquarters in
Shenzhen, China, before moving to India in 2005. He has over a decade of
experience in international projects and business development and marketing.
Prior to his appointment as India CEO, Mr. Xu worked as ZTE Africa’s head of
international projects, as ZTE India’s head of technical sales and as the
senior vice president of ZTE India’s Indian Engineering Service Center.

“India is an important market for us. In 2013, we have renewed our focus on
key customers, our service business and terminals,” said Mr. Xu, “Further, our
enterprise business is expanding at a phenomenal rate and we have focused
partner initiatives in place to build more synergy there. In addition, we’re
working on various projects for education, hospitality and smart cities.”

ZTE was the partner of choice for the first LTE rollout in India, a
collaboration with Bharti Airtel. In addition, ZTE worked with Beetel Teletech
to successfully expand its data product portfolio, into the enterprise space.
As a testament to ZTE’s efficiency implementing cost-effective broadband
infrastructure and its contribution to economic growth in India, the company
was recognized as the India’s best broadband infrastructure company for the
2011-2012 year by the Voice & Data 100 Survey 2012.

In 2013, ZTE will launch a range of terminals including 3G data cards and
smartphones in India, with a view to a 30 percent increase in smartphone
revenue.

About ZTE

ZTE is a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and
network solutions with the most comprehensive product range covering virtually
every telecommunications sector, including wireless, access & bearer, VAS,
terminals and professional services. The company delivers innovative,
custom-made products and services to over 500 operators in more than 140
countries, helping them to meet the changing needs of their customers while
growing revenue. In 2011, ZTE’s revenue increased by 29 percent increase to
USD 13.7 billion. Its overseas operating revenue grew 30 percent to USD 7.4
billion during the period, accounting for 54.2 percent of overall operating
revenue. ZTE commits 10 percent of its annual revenue to research and
development and has leadership roles in several international bodies devoted
to developing telecommunications industry standards. ZTE is committed to
corporate social responsibility and is a member of the UN Global Compact. The
company is China’s only listed telecom manufacturer that is publicly traded on
both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges (H share stock code: 0763.HK /
A share stock code: 000063.SZ). For more information, please visit
www.zte.com.cn.

Contact:

Media Contacts:
ZTE, India
Yao Deepak & Himanshu Gupta
Tel: +91 9717522178 / +91 9818588668
Email: yao.deepak@zte.com.cn / himanshu.gupta@zte.com.cn
or
The PRactice
Sashi B Ghising, +91 9350211270
sashi@the-practice.net
 
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