· In recognition of her achievement in founding and growing MEDIPOST as Korea’s largest private cord blood bank and stem cell therapeutics biotech company
MEDIPOST, a leading stem cell biotechnology company, today announced the company’s founder and chief executive officer Yang Yoonsun MD PhD has been named as one of 25 individuals to the Forbes 2020 list of Asia’s Power Businesswomen.
Included in the list released by Forbes Global are 25 outstanding female entrepreneurs who have played a pivotal role in shaping the business environment across Asia by overcoming difficulties and challenges in various industries such as biotechnology, fintech, and entertainment.
Yang, a widely recognized authority in the field of the cord blood and stem cell technology, received MD PhD from Seoul National University School of Medicine and found MEDIPOST in 2000 while working as a medical doctor at the prominent Samsung Medical Center. Yang was in the list in recognition of her untiring efforts in the growth of MEDIPOST as Korea’s largest private cord-blood bank and the country’s leading stem cell biotech company which has successfully developed CARTISTEM®, the world’s first regulatory-approved stem cell therapy product based on allogeneic umbilical cord blood-derived mesenchymal stem cells.
In terms of countries from which the 25 female entrepreneurs came from, India topped the list with four businesswomen, followed by Thailand and China having three persons each. Korea, Australia, Singapore, Japan, Vietnam and Indonesia had two persons each with Malaysia, the Philippines and Hong Kong having one each.
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