Emma Li Xu is one of the founders, Chairwoman and CEO of A&Z Pharmaceutical, Inc. Emma first came to the United States in 1995, with experience working in China, Hong Kong, and Australia. Ms. Li Xu not only expanded A&Z Pharmaceutical’s reach throughout the U.S., but globally. Through her efforts, A&Z was a finalist in the Large Business Category at the Hauppauge Industrial Association’s Business Achievement Awards in September 2012. Now the company has more than 600 employees and continues to flourish. She hopes to continue promoting a healthy, active lifestyle through her work and daily life.
Engaged in the pharmaceutical industry for 60 years, Xu Xiaoxian has served as the Vice President of China’s Pharmaceutical Industry Association, Vice President of China’s Association of Pharmaceutical Commerce, Vice President of China’s Pharmaceutical Quality Management Association, Vice President of the China Pharmaceutical Enterprise Management Association, and Vice President of Guangdong’s Pharmaceutical Society Lifelong Association. In addition, Mr. Xu worked as the Vice President and later as the President of LiZhu and continues to serve as an honorary Chairman to the company. Today, he is the Executive Chairman for Anshi Pharmaceutical Inc. in Zhongshan, China.
Xian has dedicated over 30 years of his career to engineering, validation, and project management in biotech and pharmaceutical industries, with in depth knowledge in both liquid and oral solid dosage manufacturing technologies. Xian focuses on applying good engineering practices, ensuring quality, and increasing efficiency in processes. As General Manager, Xian oversees A&Z and all of our operations, leading the company to operational excellence and optimal efficacy.
John has 18 years of branded marketing experience driving global brands, with 15 years of that experience in the sports and supplement category. In his career at The Nature’s Bounty, John oversaw the multi million dollar Sports and Active Nutrition portfolio, including all branding, marketing investments, and business development. In the overall health and wellness category, John successfully developed short and long-term business strategies, and as a result, delivered substantial growth and success. With his experience in launching and growing consumer connected brands, strategic thinking, and leadership ability, John will play an essential role in A&Z’s US business growth.
With over 30 years in the prescription drug industry, Frank holds expertise in QC Laboratory, Technical Services, Validation, Manufacturing, Packaging, Global Quality, R&D, and Global Operations. His deep knowledge of pharmaceutical operations provides him with unique problem solving skills, allowing him to identify the root cause of issues, and their solutions. Frank upholds pharmaceutical standards, and ensures every aspect of our operation is held to the highest of those standards, ensuring products of the utmost quality.
Jodi leads the company’s leadership development, training, workforce planning, employee relations, compensation, benefits and diversity initiatives. Prior to joining A&Z, Jodi was the Sr. Director of Human Resources for Forest Laboratories, Inc. where she held a number of roles of increasing scope and responsibility during her tenure. As proven leader, Jodi is a proactive, progressive and innovative leader who uses a highly collaborative style to manage high-impact projects and HR initiatives. Jodi is committed to building a strong culture and drive employee engagement at A&Z.