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Lynn Shao

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Lynn Shao, based in Shanghai, leads Egon Zehnder’s Health Practice in China. Lynn brings strong business insights when solving clients’ leadership challenges, leveraging both her experience of working as a strategy consultant serving healthcare industry and hands-on commercial leadership experience in pharmaceutical industry. She is actively involved in Board and Executive Search, Leadership Assessment and Development.

I am energized by connecting with talented people, understanding what motivates them and helping maximize their leadership potential, who then bring transformational impact to increasingly dynamic business and industry.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Lynn was the Strategic Marketing & Business Operations Director at Sanofi China, where her responsibilities included strategic and new product planning, digital innovation, and operations excellence for the company’s diabetes business unit. Before that she served as an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Co., advising clients on topics such as market entry, growth strategy, M&A target screening and integration.

Lynn earned a BS and a Master’s of Management degree from Fudan University in Shanghai and then an MBA from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.





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The Changing Face of Leadership in China’s Medtech Sector

The Changing Face of Leadership in China’s Medtech Sector

China’s medtech industry is facing complex new challenges. To meet them, companies need to cultivate adaptable and diverse leaders who can shape local solutions. Read more

Embracing Market Challenges and Uncertainties: PE Insights

Embracing Market Challenges and Uncertainties: PE Insights

Insights from 20 experienced operating partners and buy-out investors from various private equity funds from Shanghai and Hong Kong. Read more

How Healthcare Leaders Are Handling the COVID-19 Crisis in APAC

How Healthcare Leaders Are Handling the COVID-19 Crisis in APAC

Egon Zehnder’s Singapore and China offices convened a virtual round table on March 12, 2020, with HR leaders to share learnings. Read more

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