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Independent non-executive Director
Independent non-executive Director
Independent non-executive Director
independent non-executive Director
Mr. Jingsong Wang, M.D., Ph.D. (王劲松), is an executive Director, the chief executive officer and chairman of the Board of our Company. Dr. Wang is also a director of HBM Holdings BVI and HBM Therapeutics, as well as the legal representative and chief executive officer of HBM Shanghai, HBM Suzhou and HBM Guangzhou. Dr. Wang was the associate director of translational medicine at Wyeth from July 2005 to May 2007. After that, he served as director of clinical discovery immunology at Bristol-Myers Squibb from June 2007 to November 2011. From November 2011 to December 2015, Dr. Wang served as the head of China research and development at Sanofi. Dr. Wang has served as an independent Director of XINJIANG BAI HUA CUN PHARMA TECH Co., LTD (“新疆百花村医药集团股份有限公司”, SSE: 600721) since September 2021 and an independent non-executive director of Frontage Holdings Corporation (HKEX:1521) since April 2018. He has also served as independent non-executive director of Silicon Therapeutics since August 2016. Dr. Wang received his M.D. in clinical medicine from Xuzhou Medical College in China in June 1986, his master's degree in medical science (immunology) from Jilin University in China in July 1989, and his Ph.D. in molecular pharmacology from China Pharmaceutical University in China in July 2011. Dr. Wang also obtained a physician qualification awarded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine in May 2002, as well as a Diplomate in Internal Medicine and a Diplomate in Rheumatology, both awarded by the American Board of Internal Medicine in 2003 and 2004 respectively. He obtained an unrestricted licensure in medicine awarded by the State Board of Medicine of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2005. In addition, Dr. Wang served as a research/clinical fellow in rheumatology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School from June 2001 to June 2005.
Ms. Weiwei Chen (陈维维), is an non-executive Director of our Company. Ms. Chen joined Sanofi Group in February 2004 as chief financial officer (China) and had subsequently served as the chief financial officer (Asia) since April 2011 until her departure in June 2012. Ms. Chen then served as the chief financial officer of Yum! Brands, Inc. (China Division) between July 2012 and May 2015. Subsequently, she joined Starbucks (China) where she has served as vice president and chief financial officer since June 2015. Ms. Chen received her bachelor’s degree in accountancy from the University of Illinois in the United States in May 1993 and her master of administration degree from Rutgers University in the United States in October 2002. During the past three years, Ms. Chen has not been a director of any listed companies.
Mr. Robert Irwin Kamen, Ph.D., is an independent non-executive Director of our Company. He also served as a director of Harbour Antibodies from December 2007 to December 2016 prior to the acquisition of Harbour Antibodies by our Group. Dr. Kamen has served as an independent Director on our Board as well as a member of our scientific advisory board since December 2016. He provides our Group with independent consulting and advisory services and is not involved in the day-to-day management of the Group. Dr. Kamen was the head of the transcription laboratory and a principle investigator of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund from 1976 to 1982, after which he served as the senior vice president of scientific affairs at Genetics Institute, Inc. from 1982 to 1989, where he was the overall head of research and development. He then served as the president of the BASF Research Corporation from 1991 to 2000, and the president and unit head of the Abbott Bioresearch Center, where he was also a member of the Abbott Labs executive committee, from 2000 to 2002. Dr. Kamen served as an executive in residence at Oxford Bioscience Partners, a venture capital firm, from 2002 to 2008. He has served as a venture partner at Third Rock Ventures since 2010. Dr. Kamen has served as a director of the following listed companies:
• Jounce Therapeutics (NASDAQ:JNCE), since June 2013;
and • Neon Therapeutics (which was formerly NASDAQ-listed with ticker symbol NTGN and subsequently acquired by Biopharmaceutical New Technologies (NASDAQ:BNTX), in May 2020), since October 2015.
Dr. Kamen received his bachelor’s degree of arts in biophysics from Amherst College in the United States in 1965 and his Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology from the Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in the United States in 1970. He has also been a member of the European Molecular Biology Organization since 1976.
Mr. Xiaoping Ye, Ph.D. (叶小平), in an independence non-executive Director of our Company. From March 2005 to September 2010, Dr. Ye served successively as manager, director and general manager at Hangzhou Tigermed Limited, the predecessor of Hangzhou Tigermed Consulting Co., Ltd. (“Hangzhou Tigermed”). After the incorporation of Hangzhou Tigermed in September 2010, he served as the general manager from September 2010 to April 2019. He has served as the chairman of the board and a director of Hangzhou Tigermed since its incorporation in September 2010 and also as an executive director since April 2020. Dr. Ye is also the chairman of the Strategy Development Committee of Hangzhou Tigermed. Dr. Ye has served as a director of Di’an Diagnostics (SZSE: 300244) since March 2020 and Coland Holdings Limited (TWSE: 4144) since December 2010. Dr. Ye also served as a director of Shanghai Lide Biotech Co., Ltd., the shares of which ceased to be quoted on the National Equities Exchange and Quotations in April 2019. Dr. Ye received his Ph.D. in immunology from Oxford University in April 2001.
Mr. Ka Chi Yau (邱家賜), is an independent non-executive direcotr of our compnay. Mr. Yau has over 30 years of professional accounting and management experience including 20 years in serving PRC-based enterprises. He had worked for Ernst & Young in its Hong Kong, Toronto and Beijing offices with a primary focus in providing professional services in accounting and audit, initial public offering, and corporate restructuring before retiring in September 2015. When he was with Ernst & Young, Mr. Yau was appointed, among others, as the Professional Practice Director of Greater China from July 2007 to June 2009 and the Assurance Leader for China North Region from July 2010 to June 2014. He was appointed by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (中國證券監督管理委員會) (“CSRC”) as a technical advisor to its Accounting Department in February 2008, after serving as a member of the 6th Session (2004), 7th Session (2005) and 8th Session (2006) of the Public Offering Review Committee in the CSRC. Prior to that, Mr. Yau was seconded as a full-time technical advisor to the Public Offering Supervision Department of the CSRC between 2001 and 2002.
Mr. Yau has served as an independent non-executive director of Yihai International Holding Ltd. (頤海國際控股有限公司) (stock code: 1579) since June 2016, China Mengniu Dairy Company Limited (中國蒙牛乳業有公司) (Stock code: 2319) from October 2016 to December 2021, and China Power International Development Limited (中國電力國際發展有限公司) (stock code: 2380) since December 2016, all of which are companies listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange. He also served as an independent non-executive director of QiXin Tian International Holding Limited (七欣天國際控股（香港）有限公司) since December 2021. Mr. Yau holds a professional diploma in company secretaryship and administration from the Hong Kong Polytechnic (now known as the Hong Kong Polytechnic University) in Hong Kong and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Illinois CPA Society and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Yau also holds a certified public accountant license issued by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, the United States.
Dr. Collinson, aged 65, has over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Dr. Collinson has been the president and chief executive officer at Theracos, Inc. since July 2009, a pharmaceutical research and development company focusing on mid- to late- stage assets for the treatment of human diseases including type-2 diabetes. Prior to joining the Group, Dr. Collinson founded and served as president and chief executive officer of Opsonic Therapeutics from 2009 to June 2014, a privately held biotechnology company engaged in the development of the next generation of antibody therapeutics. Dr. Collinson also served as the chief business officer of Rib-X Pharmaceuticals from 2004 to 2009, the senior vice president of business development at Phylos, Inc. from 2000 to 2004, and the vice president of global research & development licensing at BASF Pharma from 1998 to 2000. Dr. Collinson began his career as a scientist at ImmunoGen, Inc..
Dr. Collinson received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Brandeis University in 1987 and his bachelor’s degree in science in Biology (General) from the University of Rhode Island in 1980. Dr. Collinson was a post-doctoral fellow at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School.
Mr. Ka Chi Yau Chairman
Ms. Weiwei Chen
Dr. Xiaoping Ye
Dr. Xiaoping Ye Chairman
Dr. Jingsong Wang
Mr. Ka Chi Yau
Dr. Jingsong Wang Chairman
Dr. Robert Irwin Kamen
Dr. Xiaoping Ye