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Fangyu “bill” Liu

President and Chief Executive Officer
Business & Management
Handa Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
United States of America


Dr. Liu is an accomplished executive and scientist with a proven track record of building effective teams, technology-based product portfolios and successful pharmaceutical businesses. Dr. Liu founded Handa Pharmaceuticals in November 2005. Prior to founding Handa, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Product Development and Operations at Anchen Pharmaceuticals from September 2002 to August 2005. As its first employee, Dr. Liu helped to set up Anchen’s business operations including formulation development, analytical services, quality assurance, information technology, regulatory affairs and a cGMP facility. Under his direction, the team successfully developed a pipeline of Paragraph IV controlled-release generic products, two of which were first-to-file. Prior to joining Anchen, Dr. Liu served in various management positions in product development and business development at Yamanouchi Pharma Technologies, where he developed and commercialized Benadryl® FastMelt Orally Disintegrating Tablets, among other proprietary products. From 1992 to 1997, Dr. Liu was employed by Impax Pharmaceuticals, Watson Pharmaceuticals, and Southern Research Institute, where he was credited with the development of several generic controlled-release products. Dr. Liu received a B.S. degree in Pharmacy from China Pharmaceutical University in 1983 and a Ph.D. degree in Industrial and Physical Pharmacy from Purdue University in 1992.

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