Cornerstone Builds Life Science Practice in Asia-Pacific
Cornerstone International Group, the global executive search and leadership development organization, is expanding its Life Science practice in the growing Asia Pacific market with a senior appointment in Australia.
Anna Xu, a senior executive in the Bio-Medical industry has joined Cornerstone International Group Australia to lead the Life Science practice group in both Melbourne and Sydney.
“Anna brings a wealth of HR Leadership and international experience in the Life Science sector,” says Allan Rae, President of CIG Australia. “She was most recently the HR Director for Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics, one of the leading global innovators, developers and providers of sophisticated medical devices.”
Ms Xu was a key member of the Executive team for the NYSE-listed company and played an important role in the merger and acquisition of companies in USA and Australia. Her HR expertise includes Strategic Workforce & Succession Planning, Talent Acquisition & Development, Organization Transformation & Development, and Compensation & Benefits.
“Anna’s appointment as Associate Partner in Australia gives us significant added strength in this sector in Asia-Pacific,” says Dominic Yim, who heads up the global Life Science and Healthcare practice group out of Shanghai.
“The Chinese enterprises are emerging as a leading player in the field of medical device and healthcare products globally. Anna’s solid understanding of this network of Chinese companies will help greatly in establishing business partnerships and providing in-depth counsel and strategic advice.”
Cornerstone International Group is a world leading organization of retained executive search and recruiting specialists with 65 offices in 34 countries. It maintains head offices in Shanghai, China and in Atlanta, USA.
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