Natick, MA (June 14, 2012) –Warren Wang has been appointed Vice President and Managing Director of Boston Scientific Corporation’s (NYSE:BSX) operations in China. Mr. Wang is responsible for leading the company’s team in China and executing the development strategy in the Chinese market. He is based at the company’s China headquarters in Shanghai and reports to Supratim Bose, Executive Vice President and President of Boston Scientific Asia-Pacific.
“With his passion for workforce development, deep knowledge of the China market, strategic thinking capabilities, and business acumen, Warren is well positioned to lead our team as it strives to achieve accelerated growth and further market expansion in China,” said Supratim Bose, executive vice president and president of Boston Scientific Asia-Pacific.
Mr. Wang recently served as general manager of the Orthopedics group at Johnson & Johnson Medical China. His tenure at Johnson & Johnson spanned more than 10 years and included several leadership positions at both the Ethicon Endo-Surgery and DePuy franchises. During his time at Johnson & Johnson, he spearheaded the launch of the company’s new infection prevention business known as the Advanced Sterilization Products franchise, growing it to become the market leader for low temperature sterilization in China. As a result of his achievements, Mr. Wang moved on to manage the growth and development of Johnson & Johnson’s orthopedics and neurosciences franchise, ultimately achieving significant financial growth by building a culture of teamwork, creating an innovative direct-to-consumer marketing campaign, and forming strategic partnerships with government authorities and medical associations. He was promoted to vice president in January 2006 and became a board member of Johnson & Johnson Medical China. Prior to Johnson & Johnson, Mr. Wang held positions at the China Foreign Trade Development Co. and BP Amoco.
Mr. Wang earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of International Business and Economics, Beijing and a master’s degree in business administration in Marketing and Finance from the University of Chicago.
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