Andrew Connell

Head of Digital, Asia Pacific / HSBC

 

Previously, Andrew served as Chief Marketing Officer, Europe at Huawei.  Prior to Huawei, he built and led two US internet start-ups in dating and restaurants with Planet Hollywood.  His previous blue chip experience is 12 years internationally in mobile devices, software and digital services at Nokia and UK Carrier, O2.  He helped to create 3 corporate start-ups (Nokia eCommerce in 14 countries including China, Tesco Mobile and Genie Internet) and helped turnaround Nokia UK and O2 retails stores.

Andrew has led significant sales and marketing organizations up to 100 people and P&L up to £400 million.  Previously, he has held positions at Disney, American Express and The Tussaud Group.