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ChinaBio® Partnering Forum 2022
2 days in-person. 2 days virtually.
May 10–11, 2022 | Beijing, ChinaMay 12–13, 2022 | Virtual

Grace Han McMahon
Associate VP and Head at Merck BD&L Pacific Innovation Hub


Grace Han McMahon serves as Associate Vice President and Head of Merck’s BD&L Pacific Innovation Hub, encompassing the West Coast of North America and Asia Pacific.  Her team is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and negotiating partnerships with companies that offer differentiated early-stage therapeutic opportunities prior to human proof of concept.  Grace re-joined Merck in 2018 to lead the Pacific Hub Transactions group and assumed responsibility for the Search and Evaluation team in 2021.  During her five years at Genentech, Grace led a team of transactional attorneys and negotiated collaboration, licensing, M&A, and manufacturing transactions.  Grace started her industry career in 2003 at Merck headquarters in New Jersey where she was the lead attorney on numerous early-stage, clinical and commercial transactions with biotech and biopharma companies in the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific. Grace holds an MBA from INSEAD, a JD from New York University School of Law and a BA from the University of Virginia.

Agenda Sessions

  • Plenary: State of the Industry

    On Demand

Speakers at this event