Leon Wang is responsible for overall strategy driving sustainable growth across the International region, which includes China. Leon joined AstraZeneca China in March 2013 and was promoted to become President, AstraZeneca China in 2014. Under Leon’s leadership, China has become AstraZeneca’s second-largest market worldwide and AstraZeneca has become the largest pharmaceutical company in China. Prior to joining AstraZeneca, Leon held positions of increasing responsibility in marketing and business leadership at Roche, where he was a Business Unit Vice-President. In addition, Leon holds several positions in local trade associations and other prominent organisations in China. Leon holds an EMBA from China Europe International Business School, and a Bachelor of Arts from Shanghai International Studies University.
Chief Representative, SEB Beijing, September 2016
Global Head, Subsidiary Financing, SEB HQ, 2010
I have previously worked as the head of SEB Branch, France as well as head of the SEB office in Brazil and Board member of the Brazilian Investment Bank, Banco Mercantil Finasa.
Long experience of working with emerging markets within all product areas and started my career in Peru working with the re-scheduling of the Peruvian debt.
Captain in the Reserves of the Swedish Coast Artillery, Royal Naval Academy
BSFS, Georgetown University, Washington, D. C.
Wallenberg Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
AMP, Insead, Fontainebleau