Following the resignation of CEO in June this year, Zou Shenglong, one hand to create Thunder yesterday announced the outgoing chairman position. With the management of blood, Thunder bid farewell to the entrepreneurial era, into the next new stage. Millet's right to speak also further expanded. On the evening of December 12, Thunder (Nasdaq: XNET) announced that its board of directors elected Wang Chuan as its chairman. Former chairman Zou Shenglong retire due to family reasons, but still as a board member. This change came into effect on the same day.
Wang Chuan is the co-founder and senior vice president of Xiaomi, head of millet television. Since 2014, he has served as a director of Thunder Corporation. In 2014, Thunder accepted a $ 200 million investment in millet. According to Thunder 2016 Annual Report, millet is Thunder's largest shareholder, holding up to 28.30%.
On the evening of the 12th, Wang Chuan responded in a media group that "he will continue to be responsible for the business of millet television and at the same time he will work hard to support Thunder's management team to do a good job." & rdquo;
Thunder insiders said to Phoenix Science and Technology that Zou Shenglong resigned as CEO in June this year because of physical problems. Zou Shenglong's statement in his internal e-mail is "over the past decade or so of intense work that has sent the body a serious protest in the near future." Zou Shenglong, on the one hand, hopes to let Chen Lei, the company's specific business, he himself cares about the general direction of the company's development; on the one hand, he hopes to have more time in the United States to accompany his family. "Zou Shenglong company is still very emotional. Wang Chuan many times to help Thunder platform, even behind the thunder. & rdquo;
Except for Wang Chuan, Xia Feng, co-founder and vice president of Xiaomi, also serves on the Thunder Board of Directors.
The adjustment of the background is precisely the end of Thunder Nene, according to "Finance" quoted Thunder left the company, this infight is represented by Chen Lei Thunder "new faction", and the Philippines represented "Old School "The contradiction between. Its essence is to enter by the Thunder IPO in 2014 Millet Department, and the founding team of the conflict.
The infighting occurred mainly between Thunder and Thunder big data. Both parties conducted many disputes between the two parties on issues such as the right to use trademarks and the compliance with financial services. On the evening of December 3, the two companies issued a joint announcement that they had reached a consensus on the business dispute under the coordination of Yu Fei, the senior vice president of Thunder Corporation. Big Data Management will buy back Thunder's entire equity interest in Big Data and switch from the Thunder brand to the Moyu Dog brand.
The actual controller of Thunder Big Data Company Yu Fei was removed on November 29 in all positions in the Thunder Group. Yu Fei is one of the few "Thunder elderly" Thunder has been in charge of legal affairs, won Zou Shenglong trust. In 2015, she took the lead in developing financial services with the support of Zou Shenglong as an exploration of Thunder's cash flow.
Thunderbolt announced in August this year, the launch of intelligent hardware "to play off cloud", Philippines questioned the compliance of the system, the contradiction directed at the CEO of Thunder CEO Chen Lei team. Conflicts between the new shareholders and the founding team and between the old and new factions are exposed in this infight.
It is reported that Chen Lei joined Thunder is invited Lei Jun, Zou Shenglong and Lei Jun are looking for several long talk Chen Lei. Chen Lei was the first general manager of the cloud computing business. In November 2014, he joined Thunder as the CTO.
It is undeniable that, after the Thunder IPO in June 2014, the total number of companies holding two companies in Lei Jun and Jinshan reached 41.8%. Xiaofeng co-founders Hong Feng, Wang Chuan and then Jin Hong Software CEO Zhang Hongjiang became Thunder board members, Zou Shenglong, Thunder and other founder Cheng Hao relatively dilute the role.
In 2016, Cheng Hao left the venture, restructuring investors. Both continue to serve as company directors, but all fade out of day-to-day management.
With Wang Chuan as chairman, Xiaomi dialect further expanded.
Wang Chuan and Lei Jun are good friends for many years and a serial entrepreneur. Wangchuan founded in 2010 to see more reading; in 2012 the company was acquired by Xiaomi, Wang Chuan became co-founder of millet. Read more hair in 2012 to open the box of rice. 2013 launched the first generation of millet television. In 2014, Wang Chuan joined the Thunder board.
Tiger sniffing network quoted some passages in the report, showing the low profile of Wang Chuan. It is said that during the Jinshan period, Lei Jun often consulted with Wang Chuan on management issues and later simply asked Wang Chuan to give the company management and asked him to be the CEO of Jinshan. Wang Chuan quit his job and hung the executive director Virtual job. Wang Chuan as KTV VOD system founder, major shareholder, but few employees in the company know him.
Wang Chuan is also the pursuit of the ultimate, constantly put forward higher demands on their own people. In March 2015, Xiaomi officially released the 40-inch millet television at a price of only 1,999 yuan. Wang Chuan said at the time that "this time it passed." "Prior to the first generation of millet television has been his evaluation of" passing and failing "between.
This time as chairman of Thunder, Wang Chuan said he will continue to be responsible for millet television business, while supporting Thunder management team to do a better job. Zou Shenglong expressed his support for Wang Chuan's appointment. He said Wang Chuan is a successful entrepreneur. "I am very happy to recommend Mr. Wang Chuan as the chairman of Thunder. & rdquo;
The replacement of the two core positions means Thunder bid farewell to the old days, the management of the exchange of blood and blockchain layout so Thunder has more stories to tell. It is noteworthy that, on December 9, Thunder wholly owned subsidiary of Heart Technology announced that "playing coins" will be renamed "chain g", once again stressed the Thunder will jointly supervise the law enforcement agencies to carry out illegal Trading platform combat activities.
Just before the announcement of Wang Chuan as the chairman of the board, the stock price of Thunder rose sharply by nearly 30% on Monday.
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