speaker-info

Shimai Fan

Head of R&D Personal Care, Beiersdorf

Over 20 years experience of product innovation and R&D management with global consumer goods and healthcare companies. (Unilever,Johnson & Johnson and Beiersdorf)
– Track record of delivering impactful product innovations to markets
– In depth knowledge of global consumers, markets and technologies in personal care industry
– Expertise in building, managing and delivering technology pipeline
– Expertise in managing and delivering complex innovation portfolios
– Leading large multi-national and multi-functional innovation project teams
– Broad experience in open innovation and building strategic partnerships
– Experience in accelerating change management
– Ph.D in physical chemistry
– Extensive living and working experiences Asia, Europe and USA.
– Bilingual in English and Chinese

Specialities
– Strategy creation & implementation
– Technology and innovation portfolio creation and delivery
– Project management & leadership
– Open innovation

Head of R&D Personal Care

Beiersdorf