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Xu Zhijun will be Huawei’s rotating chairman of the board from April 1st




On March 31, 2021, Huawei announced that Xu Zhijun (Eric Xu) will assume the position of Rotating and Acting Chairman of Huawei from April 1, 2021, to September 30, 2021. During his term, Mr. Xu will serve as the company’s top leader, and head the Board of Directors and its Executive Committee.

According to Huawei, the rotation period of Huawei’s rotating chairman is six months, Huawei’s currently rotating chairman is Hu Houkun, whose rotating term is from October 1, 20202 to March 31, 2021. Xu Zhijun’s last rotation was on October 2019 from 1st to March 31st, 2020. The next round of rotating directors is Guo Ping, and the next round of rotating directors is Hu Houkon.

The current members of Huawei’s board of directors include:

  • Chairman: Liang Hua
  • Vice-Chairman: Guo Ping, Xu Zhijun, Hu Houkun, Meng Wanzhou
  • Executive Directors: Ding Yun, Yu Chengdong, Wang Tao
  • Directors: Xu Wenwei, Chen Lifang, Peng Zhongyang, He Tingbo, Li Yingtao, Ren Zhengfei, Yao Fuhai, Tao Jingwen, Yan Lida
  • Alternate directors include Li Jianguo, Bloomberg, and Zhao Ming. When directors are absent, alternate directors will be replaced in turn (although I don’t understand, Huawei did write about Zhao Ming)

Xu Zhijun:

Xu joined Huawei in 1993 and has served as President of the Wireless Network Product Line, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, Chief Products & Solutions Officer, Chairman of the Investment Review Board, Rotating CEO of Huawei, and Chairman of the Strategy & Development Committee (SDC). Currently, Mr. Xu serves as Deputy Chairman of the Board and Rotating Chairman of Huawei.

Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.