Officers and Directors
|Dr. Jing Lou||49||
Chairman of the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer, Director
|Peiguo Cong||57||Independent Director|
|Bin Huang||51||Vice President of Human Resources, Director|
|Bo Tan||39||Chief Financial Officer (principal financial and accounting officer)|
|Lawrence S. Wizel(1)(3)||69||Independent Director|
|Mingde Yu(1)(2)(3)||66||Independent Director|
|Moujia Qi(1)(2)(3)||79||Independent Director|
|Dr. Dongmei Su||42||
Director, Vice President, R&D, and Chief Technology Officer
|Ke Li||44||Corporate Secretary|
(1) Member of the audit committee, (2) Member of the compensation committee, (3) Member of the nominating committee
Dr. Jing Lou is our co-founder, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors. He has served as the chief executive officer of Shenyang Sunshine since 2000. He joined Shenyang Sunshine as director of research and development in 1995, leading the manufacturing processes development for EPIAO and TPIAO in the United States. Dr. Lou completed his post-doctoral study at the United States National Institute of Health in 1995. He received his Ph.D. in molecular and cell biology in 1993 from Fordham University, where he researched interferon gene regulation, and received his medical doctor degree in 1985 from Shanghai Second Military Medical University. Dr. Lou also received an EMBA degree in 2007 from China Europe International Business School.
Bin Huang is our vice president of human resources and a director. Mr. Huang has served as vice president in charge of human resources and legal matters since joining Shenyang Sunshine in 1993. Before that, he acted as office manager for the Shenyang Army Medical Research Center from 1976 to 1993. He received his master’s degree in Business Administration from Qinghua University in 2002 and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Northeast University in 1987.
Peiguo Cong has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2010. He has been the managing partner of Beijing Jun You Law Firm since 1994. Mr. Cong also currently serves as a member on the Finance and Securities Committee of the China National Lawyers Association, member of the All China Federation of Industry and Commerce, director of the Chinese Society of Mergers and Acquisitions, and independent committee member of the Credit Committee of the National Development Bank. He teaches as a part-time professor at Peking University. In addition, Mr. Cong serves as an independent director of China Southern Fund Management Company and Tianjin Lishen Battery Joint-Stock Co., Ltd. Mr. Cong obtained his bachelor's degree in law and master's degree in economics law from Peking University in 1982 and 1984, respectively. He was an associate professor at Peking University, a visiting professor at UCLA, and a visiting scholar at University of Michigan and other U.S. universities.
Bo Tan has served as our CFO since February 2009. He has extensive experience within the financial and pharmaceutical industries, having worked across private equity, equity research and commercial practice. Previously, he served as the Executive Director and a member of Investment Committee for Bohai Industrial Fund Management Company, a private equity fund in China. Earlier in his career, he spent six years in the pharmaceutical industry with Eli Lilly & Company and EMD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in North America and went on to serve as a China healthcare and consumer analyst at Lehman Brothers Asia and Macquarie Securities in Hong Kong. He received his MBA degree from Thunderbird School of International Management, an MA degree in economics from the University of Connecticut and a BA degree in economics from Renmin University of China. Mr. Tan is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Lawrence S. Wizel has served as a director since September 2006. Since August 2007, Mr. Wizel has been a member of the board of directors of Puda Coal, Inc. (OTC:PUDC), a supplier of metallurgical coking coal to the industrial sector in China. Since 2006, Mr. Wizel has served on the board of directors of American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. (NYSE: AOB), a Chinese company focused on certain prescription and OTC pharmaceutical products and nutraceutical products. He was a partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP from 1980 to June 2006. He also served as deputy professional practice director and northeast region China service group leader of Deloitte & Touche LLP from 2002 to 2006. He has extensive experience serving a diverse client base of both publicly-held and private companies and has also assisted numerous Chinese companies with their filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He also serves as a Member on the Board of Trustees of Helen Keller Services for the Blind. He received his bachelor’s degree in science from Michigan State University.
Mingde Yu has served as a director since February 2008. He has extensive experience in manufacturing and distribution management in the pharmaceutical industry in China. He has held a number of senior positions both in the government and the private sectors, including as the Chief Technology Officer and the Head of Manufacturing at both Liaoning Fuxi Pharmaceutical Co. and Fuxi Traditional Chinese Medicine Co. (from 1978 to 1983), Bureau Chief of the Fuxi City Food & Drug Administration from 1983 to 1991, Bureau Chief of the Liaoning Provincial Food & Drug Administration from 1991 to 1997, Drug Department Chief of the Economic Operations Bureau of the State Economic and Trade Committee from 1997 to 1998 and Vice-Director of Economic Operations Department of NDRC from 1998 to 2003. Mr. Yu is currently the honorary Chairman and Director of the Beijing Pharmaceutical Group and is the Chair for the China Pharmaceutical Enterprises Administrative Association and China Medical Entrepreneur Association. Mr. Yu also holds senior consultancy roles with the China Chemical Drug Association and the National Pharmaceutical Industry & Commerce Association. Mr. Yu graduated from the Macromolecule Materials and Engineering Department, Chemical Technology School at Dalian University of Technology.
Moujia Qi has served as one of our directors since August 2006. He currently serves as an independent member on the board of directors of China Pharmaceutical Group Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange: 1093), and as an independent member on the supervisory board of Wuhan Humanwell Hi-Tech Industry Co., LTD (Shanghai Stock Exchange: 600079). He has also served as the Chairman of the China Starch Industry Association for the past five years. He was the deputy director and chief engineer of Huabei Pharmaceutical Factory and has held several management positions in various state-owned companies in the pharmaceutical industry. He has also served as the deputy director and chief director of the State Medicine Administration of the PRC before he retired in 1994.
Dr. Dongmei Su is our vice president for R&D responsible for research and development and manufacturing process engineering and is a member of the board of directors. She is the named co-inventor for four of our patents. Dr. Su joined Shenyang Sunshine in 1993. She served as director of research and development since 1997. She received her bachelor's degree in biochemical engineering from Jilin University in 1992, and her master's and doctor's degrees in microbiology and pharmacology from Shenyang Pharmaceutical University in 2001 and 2010, respectively.
Ke Li, our corporate secretary, is responsible for all corporate and government regulatory matters. Mr. Li has served as the corporate secretary of Shenyang Sunshine since 1996. He joined us in 1993 and held various administrative positions at Shenyang Sunshine before he was appointed corporate secretary. Mr. Li received his master’s degree in Business Administration from Liaoning University in 2001 and his bachelor’s degree in engineering from Jilin University in 1988.