Xiaomi responded!

The following article comes from Red Star Capital Bureau, and the author is Qiang Yaxi.

Hongxing Capital Bureau.

Truth creates value.

The Red Star Capital Bureau reported on May 14th that there was a rumor recently that "Xiaomi Wuhan Headquarters announced that it would lay off 90% of its employees over the age of 35". In response, Wang Hua, general manager of the public relations department of Xiaomi Group (01810.HK), responded through Weibo, calling the information a rumor.

The Red Star Capital Bureau noticed that on social platforms such as Weibo, some netizens posted: "The second headquarters of a certain meter in Wuhan officially announced that 90% of employees over 35 years old will be laid off." This statement caused heated public opinion, and some netizens speculated that it was Xiaomi Group that was mentioned in the article.

The picture is from the Weibo platform.

Regarding the above rumors, at noon on May 14th, Wang Hua, general manager of Xiaomi Group’s public relations department, responded to the matter through Weibo. He said that last night, information about employees over the age of 35 in our Wuhan headquarters only kept 10% appeared on social media platforms, which were all rumors after investigation. Now the legal department of the company has obtained relevant information and reported it to the relevant departments.

The picture is from the Weibo platform.

According to public information, Xiaomi currently has two headquarters in Beijing and Wuhan, and its Wuhan headquarters is located in Optics Valley, with a total construction area of about 52,000 square meters and a total investment of 340 million yuan.

In November 2017, Xiaomi Group, Jinshan Software and Shunwei Capital announced that they would settle their second headquarters in Wuhan, which was officially opened in December 2019.

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According to Chutian Metropolis Daily, at the opening ceremony in December 2019, Liu Guojun, general manager of Xiaomi Wuhan Headquarters, said that Wuhan Headquarters will be the new home of employees of Xiaomi, Jinshan and Shunwei Capital engaged in core businesses such as AIoT, big data, cloud services, e-commerce, new retail, office software, overseas R&D and financial investment. Lei Jun, chairman of Xiaomi Group, said that in the next decade, he hopes to build Wuhan into a super-large R&D headquarters of Xiaomi and a technical highland in the era of artificial intelligence. His goal for Wuhan headquarters is to accommodate 10,000 employees in the future.

Previously, Xiaomi Group released the annual performance announcement for 2022. In 2022, the total revenue was 280 billion yuan, down 14.7% year-on-year, and the adjusted net profit was 8.5 billion yuan, down 61.4% year-on-year. Its smartphone business, which accounts for half of the company’s total revenue in 2022, was 167.2 billion yuan, down 19.9% year-on-year, accounting for 59.7% of the total revenue.

Chengdu Business Daily-Red Star Journalist Qiang Yaxi

Original title: "Xiaomi responds! 》

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