Facts Box-Five Facts About Huawei’s CFO Meng

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Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves home to attend a court hearing on September 24, 2021 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Reuters / Taehoon Kim

September 24, 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou and a US prosecutor have said they have reached an agreement to resolve the charges against him and will conclude a process to allow him. Leave Canada.

According to sources, Meng is expected to effectively appear at the hearing in Brooklyn Federal Court. He was arrested under a US warrant at Vancouver International Airport in December 2018 after being charged with banking and wire fraud for misleading HSBC about Huawei’s commercial transactions in Iran.

Here are some facts about Meng.

Huawei Princess

According to The New York Times, Meng, also known as Cathy and Sabrina in English, is the daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei and is referred to by state media as “Huawei’s Princess”. According to the Guardian, she was born in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, southwestern China, and holds a master’s degree in accounting from Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He also worked for China Construction Bank before joining his father’s business in 1993, a British newspaper said.

US Consulate Neighbors

Meng, who maintains her innocence and fights to surrender, is trapped in Vancouver and is monitored 24 hours a day by private security guards who pay bail as part of the contract. According to the Guardian, neighbors in the wealthier areas where she lives while surrendering include the US Consulate General. She is trapped in her home at night, but is free to move around until 11 p.m., according to CBC, which reported having met her husband and two children.

KWID Proqua Detention

Following Meng’s arrest, China detained two Canadians in August-11 and sentenced one to espionage, a move widely seen in retaliation. His detention is considered politically motivated in China. This notion was bolstered by a statement made by former President Donald Trump in an interview with Reuters. He suggested that the US Justice Department’s interference in proceedings against Meng would serve US national security interests or lead to a trade deal with China. ..

family relations

The 49-year-old is the daughter of Meng Ren’s first wife. According to Vogue and The South China Morning Post, the men’s sister Annabel Yao was born to Ren’s second wife and appeared 25 years younger at Le Barde Debutante in Paris a few weeks before the men were taken into custody. It created a sensation. ..

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Meng is often seen leaving the house to appear in court, dressed in a tailored business dress, which shows off a watch device on his ankle.

(Reporting by Alexandra Alper; Editing by Dan Grebler)


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