Huaiyuan Yang named Vice President of UCWeb Global Business
Yang will be responsible for UCWeb’s overseas business, including India and Indonesia
Alibaba Innovation Initiatives Business Grou has appointed Huaiyuan Yang as Vice-President of UCWeb Global Business. Yang will be responsible for overseas business of UCWeb, including India and Indonesia. He will be closely involved with UC Browser’s operations, product development and news feed for global markets.
Commenting on the announcement, Shunyan Zhu, President of UCWeb, Alibaba Innovation Initiatives Business Group, said, “With rising digital media consumption, demand for diversified and interesting content has grown exponentially. Keeping this in mind, UC has been working to customize, curate and present diverse content to users via its complete product portfolio. Short-form and snackable content is already driving the growth in the consumption of digital media and re-shaping the content space. The next few years will usher in a new era of content creation and distribution, even monetization. Yang’s appointment is a step forward for the group to embrace the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for us in strategic markets of India and Indonesia.”
Yang will spearhead UC’s content strategy for 2019 – including short videos and snackable content.
With an aim to offer localised products to the Indian user, UC has also announced updates to UC Browser Mini and UC Browser Turbo.
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