Lan Kang

Former Executive Board Director & SVP, Global Partner, Fosun International
Shanghai, China

Lan Kang is a well-rounded business leader with global and cross-sector experiences. At her last position as Executive Board Director and SVP of Fosun International, Chairperson and President of Fosun Insurance Business, Lan led the development and implementation of strategy, mergers and acquisitions as well as post-investment management of eight insurance companies globally. When Lan joined Fosun in 2010, she first served as CHRO, responsible for HR strategy development, HR policy and process improvement as well as performance management and incentive scheme development in the company. She was instrumental in helping the company to expand globally, and driving the “glocal” talent strategy, focusing on developing the corporate culture of entrepreneurship and partnership.

Prior to joining Fosun, Lan was a Senior Client Partner at Korn/Ferry International (KF). She had successfully developed life sciences practice for KF in mainland China, providing executive search and leadership assessment, HR consulting to both multinational and local Chinese clients. Prior to that, she spent close to five years as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in China. She also worked as a research scientist in oncology in her early career.

Lan obtained her MBA degree with honors from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science and Technology from Zhejiang University in China, and a Master’s degree in Chemistry from Tulane University, Louisiana.