TAOYUAN, Taiwan, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HTC Corporation, a global designer of mobile phones and devices, today announced the promotion of Jason Mackenzie to the newly-created position of president for global sales and marketing, effective immediately. In his new role, Mackenzie will report to Peter Chou and will be responsible for ensuring that HTC's sales strategies and go-to-market execution are aligned as HTC expands its global reach.
"Under Jason's leadership, HTC has become one of the leading smartphone brands in the Americas. His attention to detail, focus on customer service and commitment to driving HTC's innovations across the region have been a testament to his sales and marketing management capabilities," said Peter Chou, chief executive officer of HTC Corporation. "In his new role, Jason is responsible for driving tighter integration and scale across our product portfolio globally."
Mackenzie joined HTC in 2005 and has led HTC North America and Latin America since 2007. He will continue in his role as president of North America and Latin America until a replacement is announced.
"HTC's tremendous success is testament to the company's commitment to innovation and focus on delivering unique experiences that capture the imagination of our customers around the world," said Mackenzie. "I am excited to be a part of a new phase in taking HTC's products to more people around the world."
Prior to HTC, Mackenzie held a progression of sales and marketing positions with DENSO Wireless and Siemens Communications, concluding as Vice President for Siemens Communications. Mackenzie earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego.
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
SOURCE HTC Corporation