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Management

Dr. Weiguo SU

Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer

Dr Su has been an Executive Director since 2017 and Chief Executive Officer of HUTCHMED since March 4, 2022. He is also executive vice president and Chief Scientific Officer of HUTCHMED since 2012. Dr Su has headed all drug discovery and research since he joined HUTCHMED, including master-minding the scientific strategy of HUTCHMED, being a key leader of the Oncology/Immunology operations, and responsible for the discovery of each and every small molecule drug candidate in our pipeline. Prior to joining HUTCHMED in 2005, Dr Su worked with the U.S. research and development department of Pfizer, Inc.

In 2017, Dr Su was granted the prestigious award by the China Pharmaceutical Innovation and Research Development Association (PhIRDA) as one of the Most Influential Drug R&D Leaders in China.

Dr Su received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Fudan University in Shanghai and completed a PhD and Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Chemistry at Harvard University under the guidance of Nobel Laureate Professor E. J. Corey.

Mr. Johnny CHENG

Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer

Mr Cheng has been an Executive Director since 2011 and Chief Financial Officer of HUTCHMED since 2008.

Prior to joining HUTCHMED, Mr Cheng was Vice President, Finance of Bristol Myers Squibb in China and was a director of Sino-American Shanghai Squibb Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Bristol-Myers Squibb (China) Investment Co. Ltd. in Shanghai between late 2006 and 2008.

Mr Cheng started his career as an auditor with Price Waterhouse (currently PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Australia and then KPMG in Beijing before spending eight years with Nestlé China where he was in charge of a number of finance and control functions in various operations. Mr Cheng received a Bachelor of Economics, Accounting Major from the University  of Adelaide and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Dr. Marek KANIA

Executive Vice President, Managing Director and Chief Medical Officer, International

Dr Kania is the Executive Vice President, Managing Director and Chief Medical Officer of HUTCHMED. Prior to joining HUTCHMED in 2018, Dr Kania spent 25 years with Eli Lilly where he led teams on multiple oncology products around the world. While at Eli Lilly, Dr Kania was involved in clinical research and development, global medical affairs including product launches and medical policy and strategy. Prior to joining Eli Lilly, Dr Kania practiced as an anesthesiologist and critical care physician. Dr Kania is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research. He received his medical training at the Silesian School of Medicine in Katowice, Poland, and subsequently completed an anesthesiology and critical-care residency, with board certification from Jagiellonian University School of Medicine in Krakow. Dr Kania also holds an MBA degree from The University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business.

Dr. Karen ATKIN

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Dr Atkin is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of HUTCHMED. Prior to joining HUTCHMED in 2021, Dr Atkin spent 24 years at AstraZeneca in senior Medical, Regulatory, Pharmacovigilance, R&D and Commercial leadership roles, including as Senior Vice President of Medical for Biopharmaceuticals, Vice President of the Global Infection, Neuroscience and Autoimmunity Therapy Area and the Established Brand Business, Country President of Indonesia and led China R&D for over four years. Dr Atkin is also a registered physician with advanced level qualifications in internal medicine and pharmaceutical medicine. Dr Atkin holds three Bachelor’s degrees in Physiology, Medicine and Surgery, respectively, from University College London. She graduated with a First Class Honors degree in Medicine, holds an MBA from the Open University, is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians and a fellow of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine in the UK.

Dr. Junjie ZHOU

General Manager, Shanghai Hutchison Pharmaceuticals

Dr Zhou joined Shanghai Hutchison Pharmaceuticals in 2001.

Prior to this, Dr Zhou worked for Sanofi Synthélabo for over ten years rising from a Sales Representative to National Sales Director for China. Dr Zhou holds an MBA from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and a Master's degree in Medicine from Xian Medical University, China.

Dr. Zhenping WU

Senior Vice President, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dr Wu joined HUTCHMED in 2008 and has been the Senior Vice President of Pharmaceutical Sciences since 2012. Dr Wu has over 28 years of experience in drug discovery and development. His past positions include Senior Director of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Phenomix Corporation, a U.S. based biotechnology company, Director of Pharmaceutical Development at Pfizer Global Research & Development in California (formerly Agouron Pharmaceuticals) and a group leader at Roche at its Palo Alto site. He is a past Chairman and President of the Board of the Sino-American Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Association. Dr Wu received a PhD from the University of Hong Kong and a Master in Business Administration from the University of California at Irvine.

Mr. Mark LEE

Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance & Development

Mr Lee is the Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance and Development of HUTCHMED. He began working in healthcare investment banking in the United States and Europe in 1998 and joined HUTCHMED in 2009. Based in the New York and London offices of Credit Suisse, Mr Lee was involved in the execution and origination of mergers, acquisitions, public and private financings and corporate strategy for life science companies such as AstraZeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb and Genzyme, as well as other medical product and service companies. Mr Lee received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemical Engineering with First Class Honors from University College London, where he was awarded a Dean’s Commendation. He also received a Master of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management.

Dr. May WANG

Senior Vice President, Business Development & Strategic Alliances

Dr Wang is the Senior Vice President of Business Development & Strategic Alliances of HUTCHMED. Prior to joining HUTCHMED in 2010, Dr Wang spent 16 years with Eli Lilly where she was the Head of Eli Lilly’s Asian Biology Research and responsible for establishing and managing research collaborations in China and across Asia. Dr Wang holds numerous patents, has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles and has given dozens of seminars and plenary lectures. Dr Wang received a PhD in Biochemistry from Purdue University.

Mr. Hong CHEN

Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer (China)

Mr Chen is the Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer (China) of HUTCHMED. Prior to joining HUTCHMED in 2011, Mr Chen spent 12 years with Bristol-Myers Squibb and was last serving as its National Sales & Marketing Director in China. Mr Chen received a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine from Nanjing Medical University and an EMBA from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.

Mr. Thomas HELD

Senior Vice President, Commercial (U.S.)

Mr Held is the Senior Vice President, Commercial (U.S.) of HUTCHMED. He is responsible for establishing and leading the commercial presence in the U.S. and building the commercial infrastructure for the international operations, inclusive of launch strategy, marketing, sales, market access, and operational planning.

Mr Held has more than 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry with a majority of time spent in the oncology commercial space. In his most recent assignment at Daiichi Sankyo, he served as Vice President of Daiichi Sankyo’s emergent Antibody Drug Conjugate strategic platform. Prior to this, he held commercial roles of increasing responsibility at Novartis Oncology, where he worked from 1997 to 2017, gaining invaluable experience in the solid tumor arena, including importantly neuroendocrine tumors.

Mr Held holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Allegheny College and an MBA from Ashland University.

Ms. Yiling CUI

Senior Vice President, Government Affairs

Ms Cui leads the Government Affairs department of our Company in China. She has over 20 years of experience and management expertise in China’s pharmaceutical industry. She held senior management positions within the Sinopharm Group and the Shanghai Pharmaceutical Group from 2002, the two largest pharmaceutical groups in China.

Prior to joining HUTCHMED, she was the Vice President of Shanghai Shyndec Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., which is the Chemical Pharmaceuticals platform of Sinopharm Group, where she was in charge of operations and strategy. Before that, she held various senior leadership positions including Board Chairman of Sino-American Shanghai Squibb Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. She was also the CEO of Shanghai Asia Pioneer Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and the Board Chairman of Shanghai New Asiatic Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., both major companies of Shanghai Pharmaceutical Group.

In addition to her extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Ms Cui is a current member of the Shanghai Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. She also served as a deputy to the Shanghai Municipal People's Congress for 10 years.

Ms Cui received a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Fudan University in 1987 and an EMBA from China Europe International Business School in 2003.

Ms. Selina ZHANG

Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources

Ms Zhang joins HUTCHMED in March 2022. She has more than 20 years global & country HR management working experience in Pharmaceutical, Electronics and FMCG industries.

Prior to joining HUTCHMED, she was the Vice President of Hengrui Group, where she was in charge of global human resource management as CHRO. Before that, she worked in Novartis over 15 years, where she held various senior leadership positions including HR Head for REFS & Communications in Novartis NBS Switzerland, HR Head in Novartis TechOps U.S. San Carlos Site, HR Head for Sandoz China and HR Head for Novartis TechOps China Site.

Ms Zhang holds a Master degree in Economics from Beijing Capital University of Business & Economics in China, and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the IMD (International Institute for Management Development) in Switzerland.

Dr. Thomas FU

Senior Vice President, Global Quality

Dr Fu oversees the quality and compliance of HUTCHMED’s clinical, laboratory, manufacturing, storage, and distribution operations globally.

He joined HUTCHMED with more than 22 years of quality management and leadership roles from the biopharmaceutical companies including Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Amgen, and Kura Oncology.

Dr Fu received his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Maryland at College Park, USA in May, 1998.

Mr. Charles NIXON

Group General Counsel

Mr Nixon has been Group General Counsel of HUTCHMED since May 2015 and has worked with HUTCHMED since 2006. Prior to joining HUTCHMED, Mr Nixon was Group Senior Legal Counsel for Hutchison Whampoa Limited (previously a listed company in Hong Kong and after a restructuring, a subsidiary of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited) in both Hong Kong and London and prior to that Senior Legal Counsel for Three UK, the mobile phone operator. Mr Nixon has been with the CK Hutchison Group since 2001.

Mr Nixon received an LLB (Hons) from Middlesex University and is a qualified solicitor in England & Wales with 30 years of experience.

Mr. Ole WALTER

General Manager - Consumer Products Division

Mr Walter leads the strategy and management of HUTCHMED’s Consumer Products Division, focusing on Health & Beauty products in Asia.

Prior to joining in 2009, Mr Walter spent seven years with the Henkel Group in Germany managing a global Hair Care portfolio with responsibilities to grow sales and profitability through marketing and innovation. Before that he held legal and corporate functions within Henkel dealing with intellectual property, licensing and M&A. Mr Walter started his career as a Corporate and IP lawyer with Arthur Andersen in Germany.

Mr Walter holds a law degree from the University of Cologne in Germany and an MBA from Kellogg Northwestern School of Management & WHU, USA. He is also a member of the Bar in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Mr. Michael LEUNG

Vice President, Corporate Operations

Mr Leung joined the group in 2004 and took a leading role in establishing the Hutchison Baiyunshan joint venture. Since then, he was involved in numerous acquisition projects in the Chinese pharmaceuticals arena and oversaw the operations of GMP and GSP projects.

In 2014, he took up the position of Deputy General Manager of Hutchison Baiyunshan and spent most of his time in Guangzhou managing this OTC business, until its divestment in 2021. He is now responsible for developing group policies and running operational matters.

Mr Leung holds a First Class Honours degree in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University, Canada and received his MBA from the University of British Columbia, Canada.