Novo Holdings is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Weiming Jiang, former President of DSM in China, as a new member of the Novo Advisory Group.
The appointment of Dr Jiang further strengthens the competencies of the Novo Advisory Group, as Novo Holding executes on its strategy of building on and enhancing its position as a leading international life sciences investor.
Kasim Kutay, CEO of Novo Holdings, says: “We are delighted that Weiming Jiang is joining the Novo Advisory Group. Dr Jiang is an experienced business leader with extensive knowledge of the bio-industrial sector in China. Moreover, he has played an important role in promoting open innovation, low-carbon development and the circular economy. Thus, he brings valuable insights that are highly relevant to a key area of activity for Novo Holdings.”
The Novo Advisory Group is an expert panel that supports Novo Holdings in analysing and monitoring its larger investments.
Dr Weiming Jiang has served as President of China for DSM, a global life sciences and materials company. Prior to that, he has worked for Novozymes for more than a decade, where he played a key role in the establishment of the company’s Chinese enzymes production facility as well as its biotechnology R&D centre in Beijing.
Dr Weiming Jiang says: “I am very pleased to be joining the Novo Advisory Group. Novo Holdings has an impressive track record, and I look forward to bringing my knowledge and experience to the table, contributing to the continued growth of Novo Holdings’ investment activities within the life sciences.”
About Weiming Jiang
2020 – Special Advisor to Co-CEO, DSM
2007 – 2020 President of DSM in China
2006 – 2007 Global Senior VP (resp. for Asia Strategic Projects), DSM
1991 – 2006 Operations Manager, General Manager, Group VP/China President, Novozymes
1986 – 1991 Technical Manager, Danbrew
Has served as Vice Chairman of China Business Council for Sustainable Development since 2004.
1986 PhD in Agro, Danish Royal Agricultural and Veterinary University
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