Board of Directors

Teddy Chien
Chairman Emeritus & Founder

Teddy Chien has had a distinguished career working with the medical community over the past 50 years in various capacities at pharmaceutical and medical device companies. In 1979, Chien founded Neich Medical as the exclusive representative for Cordis Corporation in Asia, which was subsequently sold to Johnson & Johnson when it acquired Cordis in 1996. Neich Medical was re-launched in 1999 with the intention of designing and building its own cardiology products. Neich Medical and Orbus Medical Technologies merged in 2005 to form OrbusNeich Medical.

Chien is also the founder of the Chien Foundation, established to provide cardiology fellowships in developing countries in Asia, and to foster goodwill and training opportunities among interventional cardiologists within the region. The Foundation also supports keynote lectures and Young Investigator Awards at major conferences within Asia. Chien is active in other business joint ventures, real estate development, and investment opportunities. He sits on the boards of a number of private corporations

David Chien
Chairman of the Board

David Chien has over 26 years of experience in the field of medical equipment, focusing primarily on corporate operations and sales and marketing. Chien is currently Chairman of the Board of OrbusNeich. Chien is devoted to the field of interventional cardiology and is the Vice Chairman of the Chien Foundation, a charitable organization with the vision of contributing to, and improving, the practice of cardiovascular medicine for physicians in the Asia-Pacific region. Apart from his interest in the medical equipment frontier, he also has 16 years of experience in real estate property investment, development and management in both Hong Kong and China. Until 2014 he held a position as Director of the Board of a listed Hong Kong company. He was responsible for organizing and managing the operations of the real estate property division of that company. Chien holds a BA in Business Administration from York University, Ontario, Canada.

B. Wayne Johnson
President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Wayne Johnson has over 33 years of medical device experience, primarily in the areas of general management, operations, and product development. Johnson is currently President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Board of OrbusNeich. Before working at OrbusNeich, he was President and CEO of Sutura, Inc., a development stage company based in Fountain Valley, California, focused on commercializing suture-mediated wound closure products. Preceding Sutura, he was President and CEO of Prostec, LLC (a division of Syntheon, LLC), dedicated to devices for prostate brachytherapy. Prior to Prostec, he was employed by Cordis for 18 years, during which time he held various roles of increasing responsibility including Vice President and General Manager of Cordis' largest facility. He was also a member of the Cordis operating board as Vice President of worldwide operations. Since 2012 he has been a member of the board of directors of Microvisk Technologies Limited, a United Kingdom based company developing medical diagnostic devices. Johnson holds a BS in Biology and both an MBA and an MS in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Christophe Lee
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Director

Christophe Lee has over 24 years of experience in the financial service sector. Lee joined OrbusNeich in 2012 and is currently Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and a Director of the Board of OrbusNeich. Prior to joining OrbusNeich, he worked at FrontPoint Partners, Sun Hung Kai Financial, Goldman Sachs and Bankers Trust. Lee served as the Chairman of the Hong Kong Chapter of The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) from 2003 to 2012. He was appointed by the HKSAR government to serve on the Advisory Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) from 2007 to 2009, and since March 2013 to serve on the New Business Committee of the Financial Services Development Council. Lee was also a committee member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council Financial Services Advisory Committee from 2007 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

Qian Yonggang
Director

Qian Yonggang serves as Director at OrbusNeich. He is the son of the late Qian Xuesen, the “Father of Aerospace and Missile program” in China, who made important contributions to the missile and space programs of both the United States and the People's Republic of China.

Qian graduated from the Computer Science Department of the National University of Defense Technology in 1982. He has vast experience in developing computer application software systems and has served in various technical development and engineering roles. He received his Masters of Science degree in Computer Science from the California Institute of Technology. Since 2004, Qian has been invited as a part-time university professor or visiting professor at Shanghai Jiaotong University, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Tsinghua University, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Inner Mongolia University. He was elected to the Association of Inner Mongolia Deserticulture Industry and Practiculture Industry Association and to the Gansu Province Deserticulture Industry Association as senior consultant. He was also appointed as the Vice President of the China Behavior Law Association. In 2012, Qian was appointed as the Head of Shanghai Jiaotong University’s "Qian Xuesen Library”.

Scott J. Addonizio
Senior Vice President, Global Operations, Director

Scott Addonizio has over 20 years of experience in the medical device industry having served in key positions in several areas, including research and development, quality, manufacturing, marketing and most recently operations. Addonizio is currently Vice President and General Manager, Shenzhen Operations and a Director of the Board of OrbusNeich. He started his career as a design engineer working for Boston Scientific and as an industrial design engineer for Cordis Endovascular. In 1998, Addonizio joined Orbus as a project manager and is the primary patent holder for the “stent having dual helical design”, which serves as the backbone for all OrbusNeich stent platforms. In 2005 Addonizio was assigned the position of General Manager, Director of Operations for OrbusNeich Shenzhen, China. Since his appointment, he has successfully managed and maintained operations in China and has familiarized himself with the local language, customs and most importantly the business culture of the region. Addonizio holds a degree in Packaging Engineering from Michigan State University and an MBA in International Business from the University of Miami.