Ken Hu started working as rotating and acting CEO of Huawei for six months with effect from October 1.
Rotating CEOs are responsible for the company's operations and convening and chairing meetings of the board of directors' executive committee and the company's executive management team.
Ken (Houkun) Hu is the deputy chairman of Huawei's board of directors and rotating CEO and member of the executive management team.
With nearly 30 years of experience in the telecom sector, Hu chairs Huawei's human resources committee where he is responsible for leadership and organisational development.
Hu joined Huawei in 1990. He also served the company as chief strategy and marketing officer, chief sales and service officer, president of global sales, regional president of Huawei Latin America and president of Huawei's Chinese market.