OPPO Announces OPPO University with CEO Tony Chen as President
February 10, 2021, SHENZHEN, CHINA – Today, OPPO announced the establishment of OPPO University – a company university for employees and other partners within its industry ecosystem. OPPO University’s primary functions will be to build a strong talent pipeline, pass on OPPO’s corporate culture, strengthen its internal and external ecosystem, and further promote the company’s globalization strategy.
OPPO Founder and CEO, Tony Chen, will serve as President of OPPO University, with Alen Wu serving as University Vice-President, reporting directly to Tony Chen. In order to fully focus on the preparation and management of OPPO University, Wu will no longer serve in his role as President of Global Sales. Mac Zeng, OPPO's Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will take on the role of President of Overseas Sales.
“Attracting and developing the best talent has always been an important strategic goal for OPPO, and one which is crucial to our role as world-leading technology company,” said Chen. “Through OPPO University, we hope to continue to enhance the capabilities of our global staff, activating an innovative mindset, expanding their global vision and laying a solid foundation for OPPO to become a world leader in the Internet of Experience."
OPPO has now firmly established itself as more than a smartphone company. With the company’s continued evolution, global talent development and corporate culture have become top priorities in its organizational strategy. The establishment of OPPO University will help build a professional pipeline of both technical and management talent while supporting the company's organizational capacity and operations. In matching the rapid development of the company's business, OPPO University will act as a key enabler for the company's strategic transformation.
OPPO is a leading global smart device brand. Since the launch of its first mobile phone - “Smiley Face” - in 2008, OPPO has been in relentless pursuit of the perfect synergy of aesthetic satisfaction and innovative technology. Today, OPPO provides a wide range of smart devices spearheaded by the Find and Reno series. Beyond devices, OPPO provides its users with the ColorOS operating system and internet services like OPPO Cloud and OPPO+. OPPO operates in more than 40 countries and regions, with 6 Research Institutes and 4 R&D Centers worldwide, as well as an International Design Center in London. More than 40,000 of OPPO's employees are dedicated to creating a better life for customers around the world.