IPB - Key Persons


Dr. Mao Yumin

Dr. Mao Yumin, aged 64, has been engaged as the chief scientific adviser and honorary chairman of the Company since 1 September 2010, responsible for providing advisory and consultancy services to the Group in relation to the research and development of its genetic testing products and other scientific technologies. Dr. Mao is a substantial shareholder of the Company. He was a member of the Consultant Committee of Fudan University, the dean of the School of Life Sciences and Institute of Genetics of Fudan University, and the director of State Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering in Fudan University. Dr. Mao's main area of research focuses on biological and genetic engineering. Dr. Mao has accumulated extensive experiences in operations in the genomic research based industry.

Mr. CHEN Jinzhong

Job Titles:
  • Independent Non - Executive Director
Mr. Chen Jinzhong, aged 56, holds a bachelor's degree in clinical medicine from the Central South University and a master's degree in genetics from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy degree in genetics from Fudan University. He was an assistant professor at Changjiang University from 1991 to 1998 and an assistant professor at Fudan University from 2004 to 2006. He has been an associate professor at Fudan University from 2006 and up to the present. Mr. Chen has over 25 years of experience in the genetics field and in research and development.

Mr. Gao Yuan Xing

Job Titles:
  • Executive Director
Mr. Gao Yuan Xing, aged 61, has been appointed as an executive director with effect from 4 January 2016. From 15 March 2011 to 4 January 2016, Mr. Gao was the chairman and executive director of North Mining Shares Company Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Gao previously worked in the foreign affairs office of the Shanghai Municipal Government, and has had senior management roles in numerous international, PRC investment, and commercial companies.

Mr. POON Hon Yin

Job Titles:
  • Non - Executive Director
  • Auditor / Elite Partners CPA Limited / Principal Share / Registrar and Transfer

Mr. Tang Rong

Job Titles:
  • Executive Director
Mr. Tang Rong, aged 49, has been appointed as an executive director with effect from 29 September 2014. Mr. Tang graduated from Fudan University in the People's Republic of China in July 1989 with a bachelor's degree in science, majoring in genetics and genetic engineering. He has been an engineer of The Institute of Genetics of Fudan University from November 1989 and has extensive experience in genetics related technology development, commercialization and market development. Mr. Tang successfully filed several patents in China and published papers in many science magazines in genetics related subjects. He was invited as the member of the Committee of Experts of 上海聯眾基因科技研究院 (Shanghai Lianzhong Institute of Gene Technology) in 2000. Starting from November 2010, Mr. Tang was appointed as the director of Gene Testing Research and Development Department of Longmark (Shanghai) Healthcare Limited and he has professional expertise in gene testing and research and development.

Mr. Wang Rongliang

Job Titles:
  • Independent Non - Executive Director
Mr. Wang Rongliang, aged 67, has been appointed as an independent non-executive director with effect from 8 June 2011 and is a member of the audit committee of the Company. Mr. Wang graduated from 上海市商業一局職工大學 (Shanghai First Commercial Bureau Staff College) majoring in business and economics. He acted as a deputy manager of 上海七百集團廣告有限公司 (Shanghai 700 Group Advertising Company Limited) from 1996 to 2005. Mr. Wang has extensive experience in operation and administrative management.

Ms. CHEN Weijin

Job Titles:
  • Independent Non - Executive Director

Ms. Chen Weijun

Job Titles:
  • Independent Non - Executive Director
Ms. Chen Weijun, aged 58, has been appointed as an independent non-executive director with effect from 6 November 2009 and is the chairman of the audit committee of the Company. Ms. Chen is currently the manager in the business department of Shanghai Ruihe Certified Public Accountants Co., Ltd.. She was formerly the finance supervisor of the companies indirectly owned by Dr. Mao from April 2001 to June 2003. She graduated from the Chinese Communist Party Central Party College and has been a registered accountant in the PRC since 2005. She has more than 30 years of experience in accounting, finance and audit services.

Ms. Jiang Nian - Chairman

Job Titles:
  • Chairman
  • Non - Executive Director
Ms. Jiang Nian, aged 62, has been appointed as a non-executive director and chairman of the Company with effect from 21 December 2010 and 10 June 2011 respectively. Ms. Jiang graduated from 安徽廣播電視大學省直分校專科 (Junior College, Provincial Campus of Anhui Radio and Television University) in August 1986, majoring in Chinese Language and Literature. Ms. Jiang was the Associate Dean of the School of Life Sciences of Fudan University from June 2003 to April 2010. She also serves as an authorized representative of 聯合基因生物醫葯有限公司 (United Gene Biomedical Limited). She has extensive experience in general administrative management particularly in the field of genomic research.

Ms. Wu Yanmin

Job Titles:
  • Non - Executive Director
Ms. Wu Yanmin, aged 39, has been appointed as a non-executive director with effect from 8 June 2011. Ms. Wu graduated from the School of Life Sciences, Shanghai University in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in biochemistry. Ms. Wu joined 聯合基因科技有限公司 (United Gene Technology Holdings Limited), a genetic engineering company substantially owned by Dr. Mao indirectly, in 2001 and was responsible for general administrative duties. Since 2006, Ms. Wu has served as an assistant to the chairman of United Gene Holdings Limited, and is responsible for assisting the chairman in handling various investment projects. Ms. Wu has extensive experience in general administrative and investment management. Starting from December 2012, she was appointed as the finance manager of CNL (Pinghu).

Ms. Xiao Yan - Secretary

Job Titles:
  • Company Secretary
  • Non - Executive Director
aged 36, has been appointed as a non-executive director with effect from 22 May 2012. Ms. Xiao graduated from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics with a bachelor's degree in Accounting in 2007. Ms. Xiao has served as an administrative manager of the chief executive, Dr. Xie, in 聯合基因科技有限公司 (United Gene Technology Holdings Limited) since 2002. Ms. Xiao has extensive experience in medical services and general administration. From December 2011 to November 2012, she served as the finance manager of CNL (Pinghu), which is an indirectly owned subsidiary of the Company.