President, UBP, Yangzhou
Xingtian Yao is the President of United Biomedical’s Yangzhou subsidiary, the company’s center of excellence base in China for product development and manufacturing.
Prior to joining United Biomedical, Mr. Yao was the chairman and CEO of the Shanghai A Stock Board listed Lian Huan Pharma Inc. which is a subsidiary of Lian Huan Pharma Group of Companies based in Yanzhou. He joined Lian Huan Pharma upon his graduation from China Pharmaceutical University where he earned a BS degree in pharmaceutical science. He began his career at Lian Huan Pharma group in the early 1980’s as a supervisor in a pilot API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) plant, subsequently assuming increasing leadership roles and responsibilities to help with the establishment of many joint ventures and subsidiaries to build the original Lian Huan Pharma company into a group of companies.
During his tenure at Lian Huan Pharma group, he served as vice president and president, taking the role of president of a few affiliates or joint venture entities within the Lian Huan Pharma Group such as Yangzhou Yang-Da Lian Huan Genetic Engineering Ltd., and Shangxi Datong Tongxing Antibiotics Corporation Ltd. In addition, Mr. Yao served as vice president Jiangsu Jinmao Chemistry Pharma group.
In 1995, XingTian received an honorary award from Yangzhou City Government and the Pharmaceutical Industry of the Jiangsu Province as a model employee. Mr. Yao was also a member of the board of directors of Nanking University.