Taoyuan, Taiwan - Smartphone maker HTC has promoted HTC Americas president Jason Mackenzie to the newly created position of president for global sales and marketing.
In his new role, which takes effect immediately, Mackenzie will report to HTC CEO Peter Chou and will be responsible for "ensuring that HTC's sales strategies and go-to-market execution are aligned as HTC expands its global reach," the company said in a statement. "In his new role, Jason is responsible for driving tighter integration and scale across our product portfolio globally," Chou added.
Mackenzie will continue in his role as president of North America and Latin America until a replacement is announced.
Mackenzie joined HTC in 2005 and has led HTC North America and Latin America since 2007. Before joining HTC, Mackenzie held sales and marketing positions with DENSO Wireless and Siemens Communications, where he was VP.