Huawei’s logo seen outside its main UK office in Reading, west of London, on January 28, 2020. Former head of BBC news programmes Gavin Allen became the latest high-profile overseas hire for the Chinese tech giant as it looks for new business opportunities that are not hindered by US sanctions. Photo: AFP Huawei’s logo seen outside its main UK office in Reading, west of London, on January 28, 2020. Former head of BBC news programmes Gavin Allen became the latest high-profile overseas hire for the Chinese tech giant as it looks for new business opportunities that are not hindered by US sanctions. Photo: AFP
Huawei’s logo seen outside its main UK office in Reading, west of London, on January 28, 2020. Former head of BBC news programmes Gavin Allen became the latest high-profile overseas hire for the Chinese tech giant as it looks for new business opportunities that are not hindered by US sanctions. Photo: AFP
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Huawei hires former BBC executive as editor in chief in push to hire more foreign talent amid tensions with UK

  • Former head of BBC news programmes Gavin Allen updated his LinkedIn on Tuesday to announce the new post at the Chinese telecoms equipment maker
  • Gavin and French mathematician Laurent Lafforgue are two of the latest high-profile hires from Huawei as it looks for new business opportunities overseas

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Huawei’s logo seen outside its main UK office in Reading, west of London, on January 28, 2020. Former head of BBC news programmes Gavin Allen became the latest high-profile overseas hire for the Chinese tech giant as it looks for new business opportunities that are not hindered by US sanctions. Photo: AFP Huawei’s logo seen outside its main UK office in Reading, west of London, on January 28, 2020. Former head of BBC news programmes Gavin Allen became the latest high-profile overseas hire for the Chinese tech giant as it looks for new business opportunities that are not hindered by US sanctions. Photo: AFP
Huawei’s logo seen outside its main UK office in Reading, west of London, on January 28, 2020. Former head of BBC news programmes Gavin Allen became the latest high-profile overseas hire for the Chinese tech giant as it looks for new business opportunities that are not hindered by US sanctions. Photo: AFP
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