Gu Ming, recently appointed COO of Chinese internet company Baidu's (Nasdaq: BIDU) 91 Wireless subsidiary, has been designated GM of Baidu's mobile cloud business division, according to a leaked internal memo from Baidu VP Li Mingyuan. Gu will be responsible for Baidu mobile cloud business strategy, budget analysis, resource allocation, and other functions, as well as assisting Li in integrating Baidu and 91 Wireless's respective app distribution operations. Hou Jiechao, previously the head of the division's project management office, will now serve as assistant GM of Baidu's mobile cloud division.
Prior to his promotion to Baidu VP in July 2013, Li Mingyuan served as GM of Baidu's mobile cloud business division. Gu Ming was appointed COO of 91 Wireless at the end of this February.