Simcere Pharmaceuticals, a leading manufacturer and supplier of branded generic pharmaceuticals and manufacturer of the patented anti-cancer biotech product Endu in China, announced the promotions of Mr. Jindong Zhou and Mr. Xiaojin Yin to Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President, respectively, and the appointment of Mr. Qingsen Li to the newly created position of Vice President of Human Resources.
Mr. Jindong Zhou joined Simcere in 1994 and has over twenty years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to his promotion, he served as Vice President of Manufacturing overseeing several GMP manufacturing plants. As Executive Vice President, he broadens his responsibilities beyond manufacturing to include sales and marketing and other executive office support.
Mr. Xiaojin Yin joined Simcere in 2000, and as Vice President of R&D he introduced both Bicun and Endu to the company together with many other pipeline products. In his new role as Senior Vice President of R&D, he will continue to oversee the company's R&D activities with a focus on bringing more pipeline products and senior R&D professionals to the company.
Mr. Qingsen Li joins Simcere from Taikang Insurance Co. Ltd. where he was General Manager of Training and Human Resources. Prior to Taikang, Mr. Li held the position of Vice President and Director of Human Resources at Novartis China.