Huawei has appointed Li Shi as president of the Huawei Cloud and AI Business Group in the Middle East, effective immediately. Under his leadership, the group will offer governments and industries digitisation services. Based in Dubai, UAE, Li will oversee the expansion of the group’s regional product portfolio along with partner networks.
The executive will seek to deliver comprehensive, terminal-edge-cloud products and services to more of Huawei’s customers and strategic partners, all with respect to data sovereignty that can support the digital economy and smart society in countries in the Middle East. Li has nearly fifteen years of international experience with Huawei. He was most recently the CEO of Huawei UAE and had also previously held executive positions for Huawei in other Gulf and Levant countries.