OPPO Appoints Elvis Zhou as India President
Global smartphone maker OPPO announced the appointment of Elvis Zhou as the president of its India operations. Prior to this, Mr. Zhou was serving as a general manager at OPPO in Mumbai.
Zhou is considered instrumental in the expansion of OPPO in the Indian market in 2013 and has been associated with OPPO India for over six years now. He will now report to Charles Wong, Vice President, global sales at OPPO.
In a statement from the company, Charles Wong said, “Elvis has been an integral part of OPPO India. His experience in the smartphone industry makes him the ideal person to lead our ambitious India growth strategy as we expand our operations. We extend a warm welcome and congratulate him on his new role.”
On his own appointment, Mr. Zhou said, “I am extremely excited to take on this new role at OPPO India. Indian mobile market is growing exponentially and I look forward to further strengthen the brand presence in the country by providing great user experience with our products.”
Mr. Zhou has spent over 11 years with OPPO in various roles, starting as the regional manager of OPPO East Guangdong, where he led sales in the region. Under his aegis, OPPO ranked 4th in terms of smartphone sales volume with a market share of 10.7 percent in India in 2019. OPPO also has a manufacturing facility in Greater Noida where it has announced plans to invest and has set a target to start making 100 million smartphones by the end of this year.