Dr. Li Xiaoyi
Formulation of the corporate development strategies and direction for our Group as well as overall day-to-day management of our business and operations
Dr. Li was appointed as the chairman of the Board, an executive Director and the CEO on January 20, 2017. He is mainly responsible for the formulation of the corporate development strategies and direction for our Group as well as overall day-to-day management of our business and operations. Dr. Li Xiaoyi also holds directorship at each subsidiary of our Group since its establishment.
Dr. Li has over 25 years of experience in pharmaceutical research and development as well as management and strategic planning for pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Li founded Lee’s Pharm in 1994 and has been the chief technical officer since then. Dr. Li was appointed as an executive director and the chief executive officer of Lee’s Pharm in September 2003, where he is responsible for the overall operations and management and research and development of Lee’s Pharm. Dr. Li will resign as the chief technical officer, the chief executive officer and executive director of Lee’s Pharm before the Listing.
In addition to his roles in Lee’s Pharm, Dr. Li also has multiple experience in the management and strategic planning for many other pharmaceutical institutions. Since 2014, he has been serving as the vice president of Hong Kong Biotechnology Organization, mainly responsible for developing the biotech industry in Hong Kong. Since March 2016, he has been serving as the president of Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Association* (广州药学会), an academic and non-profit social organization formed by pharmaceutical researchers in Guangzhou, where he is mainly responsible for providing industrial insights for developing the pharmaceutical industry in Guangzhou. Dr. Li is also a member of the review committee of Innovation and Technology Fund of Hong Kong Government, a fund supported by the government of Hong Kong to promote and facilitate technology companies.
Dr. Li obtained his Ph.D. in pharmacology from the medicine college of the University of Illinois in the United States in May 1992.
Dr. Li has earned multiple awards and esteemed recognitions. He has been an adjunct professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology since November 2013 and an honorary fellow since June 2016. In August 2018, he was awarded the leading innovation talent (广州创新领军人才) by the Guangzhou government. In January 2018, Dr. Li was appointed as a member of the People’s Political Consultative Conference of Anhui Province in the PRC, and was honored with the 16th World Outstanding Chinese Award (世界杰出华人奖) by the World Chinese Business Investment Foundation (世界华商投资基金会) in August 2018.