As Huawei's highest oversight body, the Supervisory Board exercises the authority of oversight on behalf of the company's shareholders. The Supervisory Board is responsible for the company's survival, development, and long-term prospects. Its core authorities are reflected in leader management, business reviews, and strategic vision. Through the observation of managers and cultivation of managerial candidates, the Supervisory Board promotes the development of leadership pipelines, aiming to ensure that the company has qualified successors. By establishing a rule-based, systematic oversight framework, the Supervisory Board comprehensively oversees matters such as the responsibility fulfillment of BOD directors and other executives, the company's operating and financial status, and compliance and internal control systems, gradually guiding the company to change from experience-based management to rule-based management and enabling businesses to operate freely within preset boundaries.
In 2022, the Supervisory Board improved its basic institutions and organization, observed managers, managed the resource pool of managerial candidates, inspected and examined major areas with potential risks, oversaw the company's operations management, and guided and managed the development of subsidiary boards. In 2022, the Supervisory Board held 12 meetings, and its members attended all BOD meetings as non-voting participants, overseeing the legitimacy of BOD decisions and operations, and overseeing and assessing the responsibility fulfillment of BOD members and other executives.
The Supervisory Board has 15 members, who are elected by the Commission and then voted in by the Shareholders' Meeting. On March 29, 2022, a new Supervisory Board was elected, resulting in a new set of regular and alternate members.
Members of the new Supervisory Board are as follows:
- Chairman: Mr. Guo Ping
- Deputy Chairman: Mr. Li Jie
- Executive members: Ms. Chen Lifang, Mr. Yao Fuhai, Mr. Li Dafeng, Mr. Li Yingtao, and Mr. Ma Qingqing
- Members: Mr. Song Liuping, Mr. Ren Shulu, Mr. Tian Feng, Mr. Peng Zhongyang, Ms. Shi Yanli, Ms. Yang Li, Mr. Lyu Ke, and Mr. Li Peng
In the event that there is a vacancy in the Supervisory Board, its alternate members will take up the vacancy in a predetermined sequence. Currently, the Supervisory Board has four alternate members: Mr. Wei Chengmin, Mr. Xu Qinsong, Mr. Wu Qinming, and Mr. Gao Ji.
The Supervisory Board has established the Executive Committee, which acts as the standing executive body of the Supervisory Board. Entrusted by the Supervisory Board, the Executive Committee examines and reflects on major issues within the company, decides on issues authorized by the Supervisory Board, and oversees their execution. In 2022, the Executive Committee of the Supervisory Board held 20 meetings.
Members of the Executive Committee of the Supervisory Board are Mr. Guo Ping, Mr. Li Jie, Ms. Chen Lifang, Mr. Yao Fuhai, Mr. Li Dafeng, Mr. Li Yingtao, and Mr. Ma Qingqing.