President and Chief Executive Officer
Hong Zhao was appointed SciClone President and Chief Executive Officer in November 2013. Mr. Zhao joined SciClone in April 2013. Prior to SciClone, Mr. Zhao served as Executive Vice President of Simcere Pharmaceutical Group, a manufacturer and supplier of pharmaceuticals in China, where he was responsible for all business operations and had direct reporting responsibility for medical affairs, market access, marketing and sales operations, training and personnel development. Prior to Simcere, Mr. Zhao held various positions at Novartis China, a health care products company, including most recently, Senior Vice President of Novartis Greater China and General Manager of Novartis Shanghai. Mr. Zhao earned a Bachelor of Medicine degree from Nanjing Medical College and an Executive Masters of Business Administration degree from China European International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai.
Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, China Operations
Lan Xie joined SciClone as Vice President, Finance, China Chief Financial Officer in 2012. Ms. Xie served as Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations at Shangpharma Corporation, a pharmaceutical company. Ms. Xie served as a senior manager, transaction services, at PriceWaterhouseCoopers Zhong Tian LLP in Shanghai, and previously served as manager, mergers and acquisitions at Deloitte & Touche in New York. She is a Massachusetts certified public accountant and received her MBA from INSEAD, Singapore/France.