[techweb] on October 22, China Unicom announced in the evening yesterday that the board of directors of the company had received a written resignation from Wang Lu, a director of the company. Resignation takes effect on October 20.
Meanwhile, China Unicom's controlling shareholder, China Unicom Network Communication Group Co., Ltd., nominated Wang Haifeng, Baidu's chief technology officer, as a director of the company. On October 21, the proposal came into effect.
Wang Haifeng is responsible for Baidu's AI, big data, cloud computing, security and other technologies and ecology, as well as intelligent cloud, map, input method and other businesses.
Previously, it was reported that Wang Lu, Baidu's vice president, had left. On September 27, iqiyi officially announced that Shen Qiao, Baidu's senior vice president, had been appointed as a director of the board of directors, and Wang Lu, Baidu's vice president, had resigned from the board of directors.
On October 15, general Atlantic, an equity investment company, announced that Wang Lu had joined the company as its operating partner and would work in Beijing to provide strategic advice to the company's investment team and portfolio companies.