Yong-Mei Cao
Managing Director of the Manufacturing and R&D Group
Want-Want Group

CAO Yong-Mei,  serves as the managing director of the manufacturing and R&D group of Want Want Group. Ms. Cao holds the title of professorate senior engineer. Ms. Cao graduated from Jiangnan University (the former Wuxi University of Light Industry) with a doctoral degree in food science. She also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the W.P Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Ms. Cao is responsible for facilitating sustainable development and talent pool of the Group’s manufacturing organization, quality assurances, equipment and R&D team.

Ms. Cao is the director of our technology center, which is certified as Shanghai Municipal Enterprise Technology Center, executive director of the Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology (“CIFST”) and vice president of Snack Foods Processing Technology Society of CIFST, executive director of Probiotics Branch of CIFST,director of the Shanghai Society of Food Science, director of Baked Food and Sugar Products Committee of the Shanghai Society of Food Science. Ms. Cao is a member of China Food Industry Brand Strategy Working Committee, Walmart Food Safety Innovation Council member, credentialing specialist of China Engineering Education Accreditation Association, Managing Director of the Seven-Star Convention Alliance, Vice-chair of steering Committee member of Global Food Safety Initiative China Local Group.  Ms.Cao had the honour to win the Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology's Outstanding Youth Award in 2017.