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Senior Management

Mr. Christian Hogg

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Mr Hogg has been the Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of the Company since 2006. He is also a member of the Technical Committee of the Company. He was a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company from April 2019 to December 2020. He joined the business in 2000, as its first employee, and has since led all aspects of the creation, implementation and management of the Company’s strategy, business and listings. This includes the establishment of the Oncology/Immunology operations which now have an organization of about 1,400 scientific and commercial personnel involved in the approval and launch of its first three oncology drugs, ELUNATE®, SULANDA® and ORPATHYS® in China, as well as the management of global clinical development activities on the Company’s portfolio of eleven in-house discovered novel oncology drug candidates. Furthermore, Mr Hogg oversaw the acquisition and operational integration of assets led to the formation of the Company’s Other Ventures operations, which manufacture, market and distribute prescription drugs and consumer health products, covering an extensive network of hospitals across China.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr Hogg spent ten years with P&G, starting in the United States in Finance and then Brand Management in the Laundry and Cleaning Products Division. Mr Hogg then moved to China to manage P&G’s detergent business, followed by a move to Brussels to run P&G’s global bleach business.

Mr Hogg received a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Edinburgh and a Master in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee.

Mr. Johnny Cheng

Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer

Mr Cheng has been an Executive Director since 2011 and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since 2008. He was a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company from April 2019 to December 2020.

Prior to joining the Company, 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. Weiguo Su

Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer

Dr Su has been an Executive Director of the Company since 2017. He is also a member of the Technical Committee of the Company. He was a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company from April 2019 to December 2020. He has been the Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of the Company since 2012. Dr Su has headed all drug discovery and research since he joined the Company, including master-minding the Company’s scientific strategy, being a key leader of the Oncology/Immunology operations, and responsible for the discovery of each and every small molecule drug candidate in the Company’s product pipeline. Prior to joining the Company in 2005, Dr Su spent 15 years with the U.S. Research and Development Department of Pfizer, Inc. with his last position as director of the Medicinal Chemistry Department.

In March 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. He completed a PhD and Post-doctoral Fellowship in Chemistry at Harvard University under the guidance of Nobel Laureate Professor E. J. Corey.

Dr. Marek Kania

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

Dr. Kania has led all strategic priorities and performance objectives for our international operations, including building a highly integrated cross-functional organization, centered on the dual aims of accelerating global ex-China approvals of our products; and realizing the full commercial value of those products globally.  As Chief Medical Officer he leverages his significant experience and expertise in clinical development, including accelerating the clinical development of surufatinib and fruquintinib in the US and EU, and evolving the earlier stage programs.

Dr. Kania had spent 25 years with Lilly, leading teams on several oncology products, including Erbitux®, Alimta® and Gemzar®, around the world, with experience that includes clinical research and development; oncology product development; global medical affairs including product launches; and medical policy and strategy. Dr. Kania joined Lilly in 1993 after practicing 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.  Dr. Kania 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 oversees a broad range of critical functions including Group Strategy and Five-year Planning; Group Human Resources; International Commercial Operations outside of US and China; Group Business Development & Alliance Management and Global Quality.

Dr. Atkin joined HUTCHMED in 2021. She is a registered physician with advanced level qualifications in Internal Medicine and Pharmaceutical Medicine. After starting her career in the U.K. National Health Service, Karen went on to spend 29 years in the pharmaceutical industry, with 24 years at AstraZeneca in senior Medical, Regulatory, Pharmacovigilance, R&D and Commercial leadership roles. Her roles at AstraZeneca included 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 importantly leading China R&D for over four years.

Dr Atkin holds three Bachelor’s degrees in Physiology, Medicine and Surgery from University College London. She graduated with a First Class Honours 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 heads all non-clinical development at the company, focusing on the CMC development and manufacturing of the Company’s pipeline. The Pharmaceutical Sciences department is responsible for process research, API & drug product manufacture, analytical R&D, quality control, supply chain management, CMC regulatory affairs, pilot plant development, and managing third party contractors. Dr Wu has well over 25 years of experience in drug discovery and development.

Prior to joining HUTCHMED in 2008, Dr Wu held several leadership positions, including Senior Director of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Phenomix, a California biotech company; Director of Pharmaceutical Development at Pfizer Global R&D in San Diego (formerly Agouron); and group leader at Roche in Palo Alto. Dr. Wu has led many teams and advanced numerous candidates through different phases of clinical development and commercialization, such as the blockbuster anti-cancer drug Sutent.

Dr. Wu received a Ph. D. degree from Hong Kong University, and an MBA degree from the University of California at Irvine. He is the past Chairman and President of the Board of the Sino-American Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Association. He received a Dean’s Scholar Award from the University of California at Irvine, a Leadership Award from the Sino-American Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Association, and an American Heart Association Fellowship.

Mr. Mark Lee

Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance & Development

Mr. Lee focuses on HUTCHMED's strategic management, corporate operations, investor relations and supporting its numerous R&D alliances. This includes leading or assisting with the project management of certain clinical programmes, coordination of R&D leadership, and R&D financial management.

Prior to joining the company in 2009, Mr. Lee was with Credit Suisse in the United States and Europe, where he was involved in the execution and origination of mergers, acquisitions, public and private financings, and corporate strategy for pharmaceutical, life science and healthcare companies such as AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genzyme and Syngenta, amongst others.

Mr. Lee received his Bachelor of Engineering in Biochemical Engineering with First Class Honours 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, Sloan School of Management.

Dr. May Wang

Senior Vice President, Business Development & Strategic Alliances

Dr. Wang heads all alliance management and business development for the company. She has been instrumental in engaging with, negotiating, executing and very actively liaising with all our development partners, including AstraZeneca, Nestlé Health Science, and Eli Lilly.

Prior to joining HUTCHMED in 2010, Dr. Wang spent 16 years with Eli Lilly and was the Head for Asian Biology Research, responsible for establishing and managing research collaborations in China and Pan-Asia. Dr. Wang has broad drug discovery and development experience spanning several therapeutic areas including infectious diseases, inflammation and oncology. She was a co-inventor for several drug candidates including the blockbuster drug INCIVEK (telaprevir, LY570310) launched in 2011 for treatment of HCV infection.

Dr. Wang has numerous patents, published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles and has given dozens of seminars and plenary lectures. She received her Ph.D. in Biology from Purdue University, USA.

Mr. Hong Chen

Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer (China)

Mr. Chen holds and has held several key senior management roles at HUTCHMED, spearheading many of our commercial businesses. When he initially joined HUTCHMED he was the Deputy General Manager of Hutchison Baiyunshan, overseeing the manufacture, marketing and distribution of our proprietary OTC drug products. In 2012, he assumed the parallel role of General Manager of Hutchison Healthcare, which focuses on health supplements. In 2014, he stepped down from Hutchison Baiyunshan to become the General Manager of the newly-formed Hutchison Sinopharm business, focusing on providing marketing, distribution and logistics services for prescription drugs manufactured by third parties.

In 2018, Mr. Chen was promoted to the role of Chief Commercial Officer (China), responsible for commercial organization within our Oncology/Immunology segment. He retains his responsibilities for Hutchison Sinopharm and Hutchison Healthcare.

Prior to joining HUTCHMED in 2011, Mr. Chen spent twelve years with Bristol-Myers Squibb starting from a Product Manager and becoming its National Sales & Marketing Director in China.

Mr. Chen received a Bachelor's degree in Medicine from Nanjing Medical University, China and an EMBA from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.

Mr. Tom Held

Senior Vice President, Commercial (U.S.)

Mr Held is responsible for establishing and leading our commercial presence in the U.S. and building the commercial infrastructure for our 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.

Tom holds a BS 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.

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 the Company since May 2015 and has worked with the Company since 2006.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Nixon was Group Senior Legal Counsel for Hutchison Whampoa 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 LL.B (Hons) from Middlesex University and is a qualified solicitor in England & Wales with over 26 years of experience.

Mr. Ole Walter

General Manager - Consumer Products Division

Mr. Walter leads the strategy and management of the Company’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. Andrew Shih

Senior Vice President, Human Resources - Organization & Leadership Development

Mr. Shih joined HUTCHMED in 2019 and he focuses on providing overall strategic HR and Organization Development solutions including Talent Acquisition, Development, Retention, Succession Planning, Performance Management at all levels, functions, and business units across the company. His role is aimed at helping company to integrate the right structure, culture, talent, leadership, and organization platforms necessary to take HUTCHMED to the next level of innovative biopharma over the coming years.

Prior to joining us, Mr. Shih spent 16 years with MSD (Merck & Co. in the US) , with the last position as the Regional Director of Oncology HRBP for Japan, China, & AP in which he helped to grow MSD Oncology business (Keytruda®) both for commercial and medical organizations in 14 markets. He also held substantial global talent development roles and legacy in developing senior leaders in the organization. Mr. Shih was also a senior manager at Accenture and DDI where his practices in delivering major enterprise transformation with human capital solutions, he started his career at American Express and was also an investment analyst in UK.

Mr. Shih holds a Diploma in Industrial Engineering. He also received an MBA in Strategy Management from Strathclyde Graduate Business School in UK.

Mr. Enrico Magnanelli

Vice President, International Operations

Mr. Magnanelli had spent about 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry, including over 12 years with Gilead Sciences in management and commercial roles involved in the launch of the hepatitis franchise in Japan; and the establishment of new operations in mainland China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Austria, BeNeLux, Israel, the Nordic Region, Poland, and Switzerland.

Mr. Magnanelli received his degree in Economics from the University of Genova and his Masters of Business Administration from the MIB School of Management.


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.