Sinopharm Group Co. Ltd. named Li Zhiming chairman of the board of directors.
Li succeeds Wei Yulin, who resigned March 24 as chairman and an executive director, as he has reached retirement age.
Li's term as chairman will run until the expiry of the current board's term. He has been president and an executive director since November 2013 and January 2014, respectively. Li joined Sinopharm in May 2010 as vice president.