On the verge of life and death: Huawei goes into “combat mode” due to US sanctions

As we wrote earlier, yesterday the US authorities extended the grace period for cooperation between American companies

with Chinese Huawei for another 90 days - until November 19. After that, the founder and CEO of Huawei Ren Zhengfei talked with his employees and announced a reform to survive the crisis.

Combat mode

The head of the company did not stint on metaphors andmotivated employees to work more intensively. According to him, Huawei is on the verge of life and death due to US sanctions, so it gathers all its forces and goes into "combat mode".

This means that production equipmentexpand to ensure continuity of supply after the end of the US license, also plan to focus on "the most competitive products."

In addition, unnecessary posts will be reduced, and ineffective managers will be reduced or even dismissed. Therefore, employees are encouraged to actively implement the sales plan.

“The company was on the verge of life and death. If you cannot work, give way to our tank. And if you agree to enter the battlefield, you can tie the rope to the tank and pull it out with you - this is the mood for everyone, ”said Ren Zhengfei.