WuXi AppTec (Wuhan) Co., Ltd. Opening Ceremony Successfully Held
Feb 09, 2012
WuXi AppTec (Wuhan) Co., Ltd. Opening Ceremony Successfully Held On February 28, 2012, the grand opening ceremony of WuXi AppTec (Wuhan) Co., Ltd. took place in Biolake, Wuhan. Municipal leaders including Mr. Tang Liangzhi, Deputy Party Secretary of Wuhan Municipal Committee and Mayor of Wuhan, Mr. Liu Yingzi, Vice Mayor of Wuhan, Mr. Dan Changchun, Deputy Secretary of Party Working Committee, deputy director of the management committee and director of the biological office, and other representatives from Wuhan municipal government, East-Lake High-Tech Zone and the biological office attended the ceremony. Dr. Ge Li, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WuXi AppTec, Dr. Shuhui Chen, Chief Scientific Officer of the company, Mr. Xiaozhong Liu, Executive Vice President of the company and general manager of Wuhan Site, Dr. Rujian Ma, Vice President of Synthetic Chemistry, and Mr. Yifeng Shi, Vice President of Operations also made appearance at the ceremony with all the employees from Wuhan Site. Mr. Xiaozhong Liu, Executive Vice President of the company and general manager of Wuhan Site host the ceremony at which Dr. Ge Li made inspirational remarks. At the end of the ceremony, Mr. Tang Liangzhi, Deputy Party Secretary of Wuhan Municipal Committee and Mayor of Wuhan declared WuXi AppTec (Wuhan) Co., Ltd. open for business, indicating that WuXi will usher in a new era with great prospects.
August 9, 2010 saw the cooperation agreement signing ceremony between WuXi AppTec and Wuhan National Biological Industry Base. WuXi AppTec is committed to building its Wuhan Site into one of the best CRO companies in the world. Focusing on medicinal chemistry and synthetic chemistry research, the Wuhan Site will provide superior R&D services to pharmaceutical companies and research institutions worldwide. The Wuhan site, with over 230 employees, has completed its Phase I construction and put it into operation while its Phase II construction is nearly completed. With the opening of Wuhan Site and Wuhan’s great geographical advantages and abundant talent pool, WuXi AppTec will take a step further in improving its integrated R&D service platform.