Lu Weibing is now the general manager of the Redmi brand
At the conference, Lei Jun announced that Lu Weibing, the former chairman of Gionee Group, recently joined Xiaomi and serves as vice president of Xiaomi Group and general manager of the Redmi brand. Apparently, this was planned a long time ago since lei Jun said he had previously spoken with Lu Weibing, to give the company his 20 years of experience in the smartphone industry. Lu weibing was responsible for Gionee’s business abroad and has extensive experience in the development of smartphone products, both in foreign trade and in the management of the supply chain.
Together with the announcement of Redmi as an independent brand, Xiaomi begins the era of the double brand of Mi + Redmi. These two brands will not only compete with other brands but also with each other. So it is expected that the new Redmi in conjunction with the new Snapdragon 855 competes with the annual models of the Mi series. Starting with this new Redmi at $ 358.
Via | Gizchina
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