Cook Medical Appoints New China General Manager
September 9, 2010
Shanghai, China, September 9, 2010 – Cook Medical, one of the leading developers of healthcare devices, today announced the appointment of Ms. Rebecca Liu as its new General Manager of China.
Based in Shanghai, Ms. Liu's new role encompasses the operation and administration of Cook Medical China, whilst managing a wide range of functional divisions including human resources, finance, logistics, customer service, marketing, quality assurance, safety and information technology. Ms. Liu will help oversee the implementation of business policies in line with Cook's regional direction.
Cook Medical Asia Pacific Vice President Barry Thomas expressed: “We are delighted to have Rebecca Liu on board with us, as she carries with her a great deal of experience and expertise within China's biotechnology industry.”
Ms. Liu said she is honoured to lead and manage the team of Cook Medical China. “Cook Medical is a pioneer of some of the most sophisticated medical devices currently used worldwide,” she explained. “Cook's presence in China is rapidly growing. I look forward to becoming a part of its legacy by working with strategic business units to maximize business opportunity.”
Ms. Liu has 7 years of valuable experience in the biotechnology industry across China. Prior to Cook Medical, she was Acting Country Leader for VWR International China Co., Ltd, and has held various management positions, spanning business development and operations.
Ms. Liu holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Illinois and graduated with a Bachelor of Law degree from Shanghai University Law School.
Today, Cook Medical integrates minimally invasive medical device design, biopharma, gene and cell therapy, and biotech to enhance patient safety and improve clinical outcomes in their nine strategic business units – Aortic Intervention, Critical Care, Endoscopy, Interventional Radiology, Lead Management, Peripheral Intervention, Surgery, Urology and Women's Health.
About Cook Medical:
Founded in 1963, Cook Medical pioneered many of the medical devices now commonly used to perform minimally invasive medical procedures throughout the body. Today, the company integrates medical devices, drugs and biologic grafts to enhance patient safety and improve clinical outcomes. Since its inception, Cook has operated as a family-held private corporation. For more information, visit www.cookmedical.com/cn. Follow Cook Medical on Twitter at twitter.com/CookMedicalPR.
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