Associate Partner - Life Science
Anna Xu is an Associate Partner with Cornerstone International Group Australia and leads the Life Science practice.
Anna was previously a Cornerstone International Group client in China and upon her relocation to Melbourne in early 2016 has accepted an invitation to join the Cornerstone family. Anna brings a wealth of HR Leadership and international experience in the Life Science sector.
Anna was most recently the HR Director for Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics Co. Ltd. Based in Shenzhen, China. Mindray is one of the leading global innovators, developers and providers of sophisticated medical devices and solutions in the fields of Patient Monitoring and Life Support, In-vitro Diagnostics and Medical Imaging. Mindray is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and has R&D and manufacturing facilities internationally.
Joining Mindray in 2005, Anna was promoted to the position of HR Director in 2010. She has led the HR function during a significant growth period which has taken Mindray from an organization of 3,000 employees to 9,000 in China and international locations.
Anna was a key member of the Executive team and played an important role in the merger and acquisition of companies in USA and Australia and supporting the establishment of some 20 Mindray subsidiaries throughout Asia Pacific, Europe & Middle East and North, Central and South America.
Anna’s HR expertise includes: Strategic Workforce & Succession Planning; Talent Acquisition & Development; Organization Transformation & Development; Compensation & Benefits and providing insight and advisory services to the Executive and Management teams of subsidiaries around the world.
Anna holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Heat Exchange Technology gained from the East China Industry University, Shanghai, and a Masters of Business Administration from Charles Sturt University in New South Wales, Australia..
Anna holds Australian citizenship, is fluent in both English and Mandarin and now resides in Melbourne. She is available to provide her expertise to Cornerstone clients in other Australian cities and indeed to support our other 16 Cornerstone offices throughout Asia Pacific.