HONG KONG — Walter Jennings has left Huawei after three years as corporate communications VP, where he developed and led the Chinese tech giant's global influencer program.

Jennings' departure follows the completion of his three-year contract with Huawei. His duties at the company have been assumed by former Brunswick executive Di Fan, who joined the company's international media affairs team earlier this year. 

During his tenure at Huawei, Jennings become one of Huawei's most visible advocates, at a company that had previously struggled to tell its international story. He told the Holmes Report that he has now taken on a role with the Tantalus Group, a management consultancy led by former BASF communications head Wylie Rogers.

Jennings will launch a weekly podcast focused on influencer marketing, and also continues to lead the Asia Insight Circle, a members-only peer network of CEOs based in Hong Kong. 

Prior to joining Huawei, Jenning was China managing partner for Kreab, which he joined after stints at FleishmanHillard and Ford.