Chinese online home rental platform Ziroom has appointed founder and CEO Xiong Lin as the new chairman to assume the role of the late founder Zuo Hui. Zuo passed away in May. Xiong Lin has served as CEO of Ziroom since 2011. Ziroom has named Zuo as honorary founder and chairman to commemorate his contribution to the company. Zuo, a Chinese tech billionaire, founded Chinese real estate brokerage Lianjia and KE Holdings. Ziroom was an internal unit of Lianjia before May 2016. [The Beijing News, in Chinese]