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Sophie Sun, MBA
Managing Director, Merck China Innovation Hub; VP, Merck Strategy and Transformation China at Merck


Ms. Sophie Sun leads Merck Innovation Hub China to build up a nationwide innovation network, to scout, incubate and invest novel technologies, form partnerships, and nurture intrapreneurship. She also leads China Strategy & Transformation department to drive group strategic planning and innovation and digitalization initiatives across the three business sectors of Healthcare, Life Science and Performance Materials in China. Sophie joined Merck in 2009 and took different roles with increased responsibilities in the field of communications, marketing, strategy and business development. Sophie worked in both strategic markets including China and US, and global function of GBF Oncology. She was a member of the China Senior Leadership Team of Merck Biopharma China before moving to the US in 2013, where she worked on the global launch of Merck’s first immuno-oncology drug, as Director Global Commercial Oncology among other roles.

Agenda Sessions

  • The golden era of healthcare in China, a new horizon