Yibing Wu

Yibing Wu is a Chinese investment banker.

Education

According to his Gavi biography, Wu received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Harvard University in 1996.1) However, his LinkedIn profile claims he received a Bachelor's Degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Science and Technology of China after studying from 1985-1989, and then a Doctor of Philosophy from Harvard from 1989-1996.2)

Career

McKinsey & Company (1996-2008)

After graduating from Harvard, Wu immediately started work at McKinsey & Company, joining their Beijing office in 1996 and becoming Managing Partner of the Asia-Pacific practice in 2004.

During this time, he worked on several Chinese IPOs including the China Construction Bank and the People’s Insurance Company of China (PICC).

Lenovo (2005-2008)

Wu acted as Chief Strategy Officer at Lenovo from 2005-2008.

China Social Entrepreneur Foundation (2007-present)

Wu has acted as a board member for the YouChange, China Social Entrepreneur Foundation since 2007.3)

Legend Holdings (2008-2009)

Wu led the acquisition and integration of the IBM PC business into Legend Holdings, rising to Executive Vice-President and Managing Director of the organization in 2008.

CITIC Securities (2009-2013)

In 2009, Wu co-founded CITIC Private Equity Funds Management, a China-focused domestic private equity firm with more than US$ 13 billion in total assets under management. Whilst remaining at CITIC, in 2012, Wu joined Goldstone Investment Company (the direct investment arm of CITIC Securities) as Chairman and CEO for 18 months.4)

Temasek (2013-present)

Wu joined Temasek in October 2013 as Head of China.5) He is also the President of the Enterprise Development Group, and Joint Head of the Portfolio Strategy and Risk Group.6)

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

Wu is a member of the board of directors for Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.7)

Affiliations

Wu's LinkedIn interests include Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock, and Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory.8)

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Yibing Wu. (2020, August 14). Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. https://www.gavi.org/governance/gavi-board/members/yibing-wu
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Yibing Wu. LinkedIn. Retrieved June 6, 2022, from https://www.linkedin.com/in/yibing-wu-bb063b39/?originalSubdomain=cn
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Yuen, A. (2013, January 17). CITIC PE’s Yibing Wu confirmed as chairman of Goldstone. AVCJ. https://archive.ph/TqcAM
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Our Leadership. Temasek Corporate Website English. Retrieved June 6, 2022, from https://archive.ph/r0heo
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Yibing Wu. (2020, August 14). Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. https://archive.ph/gHfnu
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