TruTag Technologies, a leading security and technology solution provider, announced today the appointment of Mr. Jesse Wu, former chairman of Johnson & Johnson China and former Worldwide Chairman of the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Group, as a senior advisor to the company. Mr. Wu brings to TruTag Technologies nearly 30 years of global healthcare experience.
TruTag Technologies is a leading biomedical and biomaterials technology solution provider serving businesses and governments around the world. TruTag has the most advanced precision-fabricated, cGMP nano-porous silica manufacturing operation in the world for a variety of medical applications and security solutions, including product identity for food, medicine, secure labels, as well as for sustained precision drug delivery, medical imaging and diagnostics.
Mr. Wu joined Johnson & Johnson in 1989. During his 26-year tenure at J&J, Mr. Wu served across multiple roles, including worldwide chairman of the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Group (annual revenues of US$14bn), Company Group chairman for Global Markets, chairman of Johnson & Johnson China, and as a member of the company’s management committee. Over his career, Jesse has managed significant scale and complexity in manufacturing, sales, marketing, and distribution in both developed and emerging markets. Since his retirement from J&J in 2016, Mr. Wu has served as a board member of listed companies and an advisor of private equity firms.
“We are delighted to welcome Mr. Jesse Wu, a seasoned global business leader and healthcare expert to the TruTag family,” said Dr. Hank Wuh, chairman of TruTag Technologies. “With his global healthcare industry expertise and China experience, Jesse will be a great resource for our team as we continue to expand our footprint to bring our technology platform to improve the safety, traceability, and authenticity of food and medicine in China and across Asia.”
Mr. Wu said: “I am delighted to join TruTag Technologies. Few things are more important to China than the ability to ensure the safety and authenticity of food and medicine. TruTag Technologies has developed an exciting and highly disruptive solution which will have a huge impact globally. The potential application of the TruTag authentication platform is extremely broad, ranging from food, medicine, to traditional Chinese medicine, milk powder, wine, and other high value and mission critical products.”
TruTag has established several partnerships and key relationships in Asia including with PT. Carusurin, Indonesia’s largest private inspection and testing company, and IRIS, a world leader in Trusted Identification in Malaysia. TruTag’s on-product authentication solution is supporting PT. Carsurin in enhancing supply chain security, brand protection and quality assurance; and co-developing a portfolio of smartcard and secure label products for IRIS’S customers in both the government and private sectors around the world.