CEO of Sino Biopharm

Mr. Li Yi is CEO of Sino Biopharmaceutical Limited. Mr. Li has extensive management experience in listed companies and a vision of international corporate operations: Mr. Li joined J.P. Morgan China in October, 2014 as chairman and chief executive officer, overseeing the overall operations of the group’s business in China and chairing its China management committee. He was appointed as the chairman of J.P. Morgan Chase Bank (China) Company Limited in April, 2015, and was promoted to vice chairman of Global Banking, J.P. Morgan in May, 2018, dedicated to improving the degree of internationalization of China capital market and the level of Chinese enterprises’ involvement in international capital markets. In September, 2019, he assumed the role of chairman of J.P. Morgan Securities (China) Company Limited, which was the first newly established foreign controlled joint venture securities company in China. Before joining J.P. Morgan, Mr. Li served as the chairman and country head of UBS China, and the chairman of UBS Securities Co., Ltd. Under his leadership, UBS successfully established the first Sinoforeign fully licensed securities joint venture company in China, and built various China platforms such as securities, banking, wealth management, asset management and futures and options. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Li was the managing director of China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited; during that period, the company’s overall performance increased by approximately four times and the company was included in the Hang Seng Index in 2004.


In 2004, Mr. Li was selected as one of the “Most Outstanding Business Leaders in Asia” by CNBC Asia. In 2016, he became the only one in the industry named as the “Chinese Investment Banker in Ten Years” by China Business Network. In 2018, Mr. Li was granted the “Global Multinational Corporation Leaders Outstanding Contribution Award” by the China International Council for the Promotion of Multinational Corporations.

 Mr. Li graduated from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with an MBA degree. Before that, he graduated and holds a bachelor’s degree in law from China University of Political Science and Law, as well as a bachelor’s degree from Beijing Sport University. From 1976 to 1980, Mr. Li was a professional soccer player.