About us

About us

Dr. Paul Meister is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Liberty Lane Partners, LLC, a private investment firm utilizing its broad-based experience in operating and financial management focusing on markets in pharmaceutical services, healthcare, distribution, and manufacturing. He formerly was Chairman of the Board of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science. Dr. Meister is a Director of LKQ Corporation and M & F Worldwide Corp., a publicly owned affiliate of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. In addition, he is Co-Chair of the University of Michigan’s Life Sciences Institute External Advisory Board and serves on the Executive Advisory Board of the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute at Northwestern University.

Mr. Jeremiah Robins is Chairman & CEO of Great Pond Management Company, LLC – a US based Private Equity firm specializing in the acquisition of controlling positions in, and the redevelopment of, underperforming middle market manufacturing companies. Founded in 1979, GPMC has successfully invested across a broad industrial spectrum including enterprises in the Brass, Iron, Steel, Specialty Chemical, HVAC, Semiconductor Packaging, Coated and Specialty Optics and Medical Device markets. Mr. Robins & GPMC began operating in mainland China in early 1990 and the firm has had a continuing presence in the PRC since that time. At present, GPMC controls two independent manufacturing enterprises, each with its own very significant presence in China. Thermal Dynamics Corporation – a manufacturer of heat exchangers and engineered products for the Auto and Truck market, and Rotation Dynamics Corporation, a manufacturer of high value consumables for the printing and graphic arts industry. A US citizen, Mr. Robins divides his time equally between the USA and China and maintains a home and office in each country.

Dr. Yuh-geng Tsay is Executive Chairman of PharmaLegacy. Most recently, Dr. Tsay was with Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. where he was a company Senior Vice President and President of Specialty Diagnostics. At Thermo Fisher Scientific, Dr. Tsay was responsible for a global segment that included market leading businesses in the areas of Clinical Diagnostics, Microbiology, Anatomical Pathology, and Genetic Testing. He has spent his entire career in the Life Sciences space where he holds several patents and pioneered multiple technologies and product platforms. Dr. Tsay has extensive experience and track record in building successful businesses that were eventually acquired or went public.

Dr. Jeff Duan, General Manager of PharmaLegacy, was formerly Group Director of Pharmacology at Hutchison Medipharma (Shanghai) where he was in charge of all aspects of the company’s pre-clinical animal efficacy and safety evaluations. Under Dr. Duan’s leadership, Hutchison has now established a world class animal facility with a full panel of animal models in cancer, inflammation and immunology therapeutic areas. Dr Duan brings more than 15 years of drug discovery and development science and managing experience and has contributed multi-IND filling in both US FDA and China SFDA. Prior to joining Hutchison, Dr. Duan worked for over 5 years with Synta Pharmaceuticals in the US Pharmaceuticals Research and Development area in both scientific and managerial positions. Dr. Duan is a board certified M.D. in the United States and serves as a Board member of the Shanghai Experimental Animal Committee.

Mr. Thomas Tillotson is founder and CEO of Healthco International , LLC, a US medical device manufacturer and TNT Consulting, an international practice with focus on linkages between US and Asian business interests that builds on his 17 years of Asian business experience. He has served on advisory boards for the Whittemore School of Business, the American Dental Association, ADVAMED and ASTM and on numerous community and business related non-profit Boards, often in the role of Chairman. His philanthropic activity currently encompasses the Tillotson North Country Foundation and he was previously a founder of the Northern New Hampshire Community Foundation, two foundations that give support to charitable activities in rural northern New Hampshire.