About Formosa Pharmaceuticals

Senior Management

President and Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Business & Strategy Officer

Director, Nanotechnology

Director, Program Management

Director of CMC & Production

Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance

Senior Management

Dr. CY Cheng founded Formosa Laboratories, Inc. in 1996, and Formosa Pharmaceuticals in 2010. He received his Ph.D. degree in Medicinal Chemistry from University of California, San Francisco, and conducted postdoctoral research at MIT. He has over 35 years’ pharmaceutical industrial experience including at DuPont in Delaware (United States). Just prior to his industrial engagements, Dr. Cheng was also a Professor in the College of Pharmacy at National Taiwan University.
Dr. Erick Co has over 20 years’ drug discovery experience leading to the invention of 6 preclinical and clinical drug candidates. He received a B.S. degree in Chemistry from the California Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from University of California, Los Angeles.Trained as a medicinal chemist in leading biotech and pharma companies such as Exelixis and Takeda, where he contributed to several clinical phase candidates, Erick transitioned into managerial roles at Nitto Denko and ScinoPharm Taiwan. He serves as President and Chief Executive Officer for Formosa Pharmaceuticals.
Ms. Pan earned her M.S. in Accounting at the Chung Cheng University and B.S. in Accounting at the Chengchi University. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). She has more than 20 years work experiences in finance and accounting in Biotech and Electronics Industries, successfully accomplished public listing of Lumosa (TPEx6535). Ms. Pan currently serves as Chief Financial Officer for Formosa Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Chen has over 15 years’ industry and academia experience in Food and Cosmetic sciences. Prior to joining Formosa Pharmaceuticals, he was a Professor at Vanung University in Taoyuan, Taiwan where he served as the Vice Chairman. Dr. Chen’s educational training includes a postdoctoral appointment at the National Health Research Institutes of Taiwan, and a Ph.D. in Food and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Shizuoka, Japan. Dr. Chen now heads the Nanotechnology division of Formosa Pharmaceuticals, developing APP13007, APP13002, and directing new research to expand the scope of the APNT formulation platform.
Mr. Wei has more than 10 years of sales and BD experience in the health care, pharmaceutical and food industries. He graduated from Institute of Health Policy and Management, National Taiwan University, and the International Business Administration Program (IBAP) of International Trade Institute (ITI). After graduation, he worked as an international BD manager, project manager, and vice president in APIs, generic drugs, new drugs, and health foods companies respectively, and obtained PMP license and regulatory affairs certificates (RAC). Mr. Wei serves as Chief Business & Strategy Officer, responsible for identifying business opportunities and crafting licensing strategies for Formosa Pharma’s programs and platforms.
Ms. Tsan earned her B.S. in Zoology at National Taiwan University and M.S. in Toxicology at the University of Michigan. Upon returning to Taiwan she worked at several prominent R&D outsourcing and clinical management firms in Taipei. Kate now leads the Project Management team at Formosa Pharmaceuticals, overseeing the progress and development of all programs.

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