Toft Group Completes Executive Search for HUYA Bioscience International in San Diego, CA


Executive search firm Toft Group has placed Ms. Kristine Figueroa as Vice President of Human Resources for HUYA Bioscience International in San Diego, CA. She joined HUYA from Xifin where she held the role of Sr. Director of Human Resources. Ms. Figueroa previously served with Sangart as VP of Human Resources and Sr. Director of Human Resources at SGX Pharmaceuticals. Ms. Figueroa began her career in industry with Élan Pharmaceuticals. She earned her Master’s in Human Resources Management at Troy University.

About HUYA Bioscience International

HUYA Bioscience International is the leader in enabling and accelerating the global development of novel biopharmaceutical product opportunities originating in China. Extensive collaborations are established with Chinese biopharmaceutical, academic and commercial organizations to speed development and value creation in worldwide markets for China-sourced product candidates. With the largest Chinese compound portfolio covering all therapeutic areas, HUYA has emerged as the partner-of-choice for maximizing the value of biopharmaceutical innovation in China. HUYA has offices in the U.S., Japan, South Korea and eight strategic locations across China. With the largest team of scientists working with Chinese innovators, HUYA identifies and advances promising drug candidates globally. HUYA was awarded the Asia-Pacific Stevie® Award in the Health Products and Services & Pharmaceuticals category and a Gold Stevie Award in the Woman of the Year 2015 American Business Award category.