INTRO: OnePlus, the brand that focuses on serving an enthusiast community, has come a long way ever since it first launched the OnePlus One back in April 2014. It was started out as a company that released “flagship killer” phones, that is beating the big boys in their own game, OnePlus has arguably become a flagship brand in the recent past with high-end phone launches such as the OnePlus 8 series.
Currently it is in the air that the company is specifically planning to have a major shift in strategies in terms of leadership, which might include changes in roles for founders Pete Lau and Carl Pei.
Rumors also started coming in after prominent leakster Ice Universe wrote “BREAKING！Rumor：OnePlus founder/ CEO Pete Lau will now return to OPPO. But he still serves as OnePlus CEO” in a now-deleted tweet.
As per Chinese media reports say that Pete Lau will assume the role of Chief Product Experience Officer at OPPO, while they will be continuing to serve as the CEO at OnePlus. More than that, according to a recent article from Roland Quandt of WinFuture, rumors for the departure of Carl Pei as OnePlus’ Global Director seems imminent as well.
The thing to be noticed is that none of this is confirmed at this point in time and all of these are mere speculations based on industry sources. We would also recommend you to take all these with some uncertainty and wait for the official announcements from the company itself. We will be also be updating you once there’s clear information on the situation and Thus, stay tuned for updates.