WuXi NextCode has appointed Louis Yuan as China general manager. Yuan will be responsible for leading the firm's China businesses, sales, and other operations from its Shanghai site. Yuan joins WuXi NextCode from Becton Dickinson, where he served for the last six years as senior business unit director for its pharmaceutical systems franchise across China. Previously, he was senior director of sales at Pfizer's vaccine business in China. He has also held marketing and sales positions within Sanofi Pasteur and served as a research assistant of the Beijing AIDS Clinical Research Center at Ditan Hospital.