Lynn Shao, based in Shanghai, leads Egon Zehnder’s Health Practice in China, applying both her deep experience of working as a strategy consultant for clients in life science industry and hands-on experience across strategic marketing, digital innovation and commercial excellence functions in pharmaceutical industry. She is actively involved in 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, 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 in the U.S. and China on market entry, organic and inorganic growth strategies, and post-merger 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.