Huawei implements the rotating CEO system under the BOD's leadership. As the primary owner of the company's operations and crisis management during the tenure, the Rotating and Acting CEO is responsible for the company's survival and development.
The Rotating and Acting CEO convenes and chairs the company's EMT meetings. During routine management decision making, the Rotating and Acting CEO promptly notifies BOD and Supervisory Board members of responsibility fulfillment.
Three Deputy Chairmen take turns to act as the Rotating and Acting CEO for a tenure of six months. In 2016, the acting tenures for the three rotating CEOs are as follows:
- Mr. Guo Ping: October 1, 2015 – March 31, 2016
- Mr. Hu Houkun: April 1, 2016 – September 30, 2016
- Mr. Xu Zhijun: October 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017