Huawei Opens a new office at MediaCityUK
Huawei bets big on Manchester - opens a new office at MediaCityUK
13:48 11 November 2019
Huawei, a world-leading telecommunications company, has confirmed plans to open a Greater Manchester office at Blue Tower at MediaCityUK. The new space, which is spread over more than 4,000 sq ft, will house the firm’s key business operations including customer account teams, network design centre and delivery operations centre. It will house around 50 roles initially.
Victor Zhang, President of Government Affairs, Huawei Group said: “This new office based in Greater Manchester further signifies Huawei’s continued commitment to the UK.
“We pride ourselves on our track record of investing at a regional level and stimulating local job creation. Where better to base ourselves than at MediaCityUK which with its reputation for fostering creativity and innovation is attracting a host of other large scale international businesses.”
“We look forward to partnership with Greater Manchester to assist it in its goal to become the UK’s leading digital hotspot.”
Huawei already supports 5,800 jobs in the North of England and has stimulated a £1.7billion contribution to UK GDP in 2018 - specifically generating £300million in tax revenues in the North of England.