Forging the Future: ASEAN Consulate-Generals Visit OPPO Headquarters 2nd Opinion December 4, 2019 News, Tech OPPO recently hosted the consulate-generals of ASEAN, including that from The Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore, Cambodia, and Laos, to its manufacturing plant located at the headquarters in Dongguan, China. The attendees were able to immerse themselves in the smart manufacturing process of how an OPPO smartphone is born. This visit is a significant moment that forges OPPO’s future development in the ASEAN region, further strengthening relations in line with the brand’s grand vision to better service the localized markets better. The brand also took the opportunity to announce that it will be establishing its fourth operations center in the Asia Pacific region in Malaysia. “With the support of ASEAN countries, we can fully utilize our advantages in technology, design, production and retail to drive economic growth and create more jobs. As we are stepping into the 5G era, we are building an intelligent connectivity ecosystem as the next driving force to strengthen the local development in the region,“ said Jimmy Yi, President of OPPO Asia Pacific. During the visit, OPPO introduced the company history and shared the prosperous future business outlook in the APAC region. Since entering the Thailand market in 2009, OPPO has been thriving with innovative technologies, high-quality products, localized approach in operations and customer services. Placing consumers at the center of the business enabled OPPO to achieve an astonishing growth to today ranking top two in the region according to the latest market report. Today, OPPO has set up more than 52,000 retail stores across APAC, thus offering a comprehensive product portfolio that combines leading-edge technology and design. Going forward, the brand has ambitious plans on attracting more international talents, strengthening the strong partnerships with local electronic retailers and network carriers in the region to bring the business forward. “We definitely welcome more companies like OPPO, to enter our markets and contribute towards the development of our local economy, technology and talents. In regards to OPPO’s development in ASEAN, we are more than happy to provide support and service,” said ASEAN consulate-generals. Working hand-in-hand with ASEAN countries is an effort to expand horizons and diversify in order to continue innovating within fast-paced market trends. Expanding the business to IoT and mobile internet service is an integral part of OPPO’s strategic global presence in the age of intelligent connectivity.