Jackson Wu Named Nortel Greater China President
HONG KONG - Nortel [NYSE/TSX:NT] appointed Jackson Wu as the new president for the Greater China region. In this role, he is responsible for Nortel's business in the Peoples' Republic of China (PRC), Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan.
Wu has been with Nortel for 13 years, working in various senior management roles in PRC and Taiwan. Prior to his new role, he was instrumental in building Nortel's business in Taiwan as the managing director. Wu represents Nortel as chairman of eASPNet, a Nortel Taiwan joint venture which provides Internet data center and e-business services. He also led the former Nortel joint venture, Tong Guang-Nortel (TGNT) in 1995 in Shenzhen, PRC and grew the JV into a production and service company before it was divested.
Prior to joining Nortel, Wu was the president of Datacraft Limited in Taiwan. In his 10 years in the computer industry, he also worked in various senior management roles at Digital Equipment Corporation.
Wu holds a master's degree in computer science from Minnesota State University. As president of Nortel Greater China, he will be based in Beijing.