Polaris appoints Managing Director for new Asia-Pacific concern

By Michael Arbini

Life Sciences industry veteran, Joyce Wong, named to lead Polaris’ Hong Kong office.

Hong Kong – 25 Oct 2016 – Today, Polaris announced the appointment of Joyce Wong as the Managing Director of Polaris Asia-Pacific. Ms. Wong has over 16 years of experience in the pharmaceuticals industry, including a strong background in compliance and regulatory affairs.

“I’m delighted to join the Polaris team at this exciting moment in the company’s history. My expertise and experience in the AsiaPac market combined with Polaris’ innovative software and insightful compliance consulting are a winning combination,” said Wong.

Prior to joining Polaris, Ms. Wong served as General Manager for Eli Lilly Asia Inc. She has worked extensively across the AsiaPac region for Eli Lilly in various capacities including National Business Director in Singapore, Regional Six Sigma Black Belt for China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Pakistan, Indonesia for Eli Lilly Shanghai, and Neuroscience Brand Manager (Cymbalta & Strattera) for Eli Lilly Asia Inc.

In September, Polaris announced the opening of its Hong Kong office, dedicated to serving its existing clients’ compliance and transparency needs, as well as providing end-to-end technology solutions and expert guidance to a burgeoning number of pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies in the region.

“Asia-Pacific boasts nearly 60% of the world’s population, as well as several fast-growing economies. Because of the size and the growth, our European and US clients have been asking us to open an office in Asia,” said Andy Bender, Founder and President of Polaris.

Polaris’ Hong Kong office is the latest addition to the firm’s growing presence around the world, joining established offices in Amsterdam, Boston, New York, Paris and San Francisco.

About Polaris

Polaris is the world’s leading compliance software and consulting firm, providing innovative, quality, end-to-end compliance solutions for life science companies.

Uniquely focused solely on the life sciences industry, Polaris delivers innovative, best-in-class solutions for today’s toughest compliance challenges. The firm’s services range from comprehensive technology and software solutions to expert consulting, strategy and planning, as well as end-to-end managed services. Since 2001, the world’s most recognized pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies have relied on Polaris as their trusted life science compliance solutions partner. Learn more at www.polarismanagement.com.

Michael Arbini
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