Who is Meng Wanzhou, the "princess" of Huawei arrested in Vancouver?

She started as a secretary, but seemed to have left to succeed her father at the head of Huawei, world number two mobile phone. Meng Wanzhou had not planned to end up in a Canadian prison in the middle of the China-US strategic rivalry. Financial director of the Chinese giant, Ms. Meng was arrested last week in Vancouver and is pending extradition to the United States. According to press reports, Washington suspects it of violating the embargo imposed on Iran. The incident did not feature in Ms. Meng's career plan, which seemed set to become one of the most powerful businesswomen on the planet the day she would succeed her father.
  72nd global company Ren Zhengfei, a former Chinese army engineer, founded Huawei in 1987 with an initial capital of a few thousand dollars. At 74, he remains chairman of the group, now ranked 72nd in the Fortune 500 ranking of the world's top companies, with annual sales of nearly 80 billion euros. world's leading suppliers of telecommunication network equipment, raising suspicions of the United States and other countries who are alarmed at its possible links with Beijing. If it is the daughter of the founder, Huawei's leaders ensure that the promotion internal interest depends on merit. The subject insists on its beginnings at the bottom of the scale. According to the Chinese media, she reported in an internal memo that she had started as a switchboard operator / typist. Huawei, who is not listed on the stock exchange, waited until 2011 to unveil the list of her directors, revealing that Ms. Meng was CFO.

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