HTC, a global designer of smartphones, announces the appointment of Richard Javier as its new country manager for Philippines. Richard will be responsible for the over-all operation of HTC in the Philippines, strengthening its brand and expanding its market share while deepening its relationships with distributors, resellers, and mobile operators.
“œI am excited to steer the company towards a stronger presence in the Philippine market. Our smartphones have been well-received by the public; we aim to continue this positive reception and become the preferred brand of technology savvy Filipinos,” says Richard.
Previously, Richard acted as the Country Manager for Consumer and SMB Business division of Lenovo Philippines, where he was responsible for the sales and marketing of the company’s Consumer and SMB product portfolio.
In 2009 to 2011, he was the head of the mobile communications division of LG Electronics Philippines. He has been credited for building the foundation of the company’s mobile business and maintaining profitability. He successfully expanded the company’s brand presence in retail stores and LG concept stores nationwide, ensuring that consumers will have access to products and services all over the country .
After graduating from the Ateneo de Manila University with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, Richard started his career with the Magnolia Corporation, SMC Juice Inc., and San Miguel Brewing Group, all subsidiaries of consumer industry giant San Miguel Corporation.