HTC confirms change of regional unit's vice chief
March 30, 2013, 12:17 am TWN
TAIPEI--Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. confirmed yesterday that its vice president of Product and Operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) has been named HTC's EMEA chief.
Phil Blair, who has been with HTC since 2005, will "be able to provide a seamless transition in EMEA," the company said in a statement.
He will replace HTC's former EMEA chief Florian Seiche, who decided to join Finnish handset maker Nokia Oyj, according to Bloomberg.
The Taoyuan, Taiwan-based company said that Seiche left HTC to "pursue other interests" and that it appreciated his contributions and efforts over the past several years.