Roberta Lipson

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Roberta Lipson

CEO, New Frontier Health; Founder of United Family Healthcare
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Roberta Lipson is the founder of United Family Healthcare (UFH). She has over 40 years of experience as a pioneer in the healthcare industry in China. She originally co-founded United Family Healthcare’s predecessor company Chindex in 1981, expanding the business from China’s top medical equipment distribution company into China’s first and largest foreign-invested healthcare system. United Family Healthcare was rated in 2016 as ‘The Most Trusted Healthcare Brand of China’ by the Chinese Business Journal. 

Lipson is an active leader in the business community in Beijing, having served as a director of the US China Business Council, as well as four successive terms on the Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham), and as Co-Chair of the AmCham Healthcare Forum. She also chairs the Board of the United Foundation for China’s Health (UFCH). In 2014, Roberta was honored by AmCham as the inaugural recipient of the China Pioneer Award. She was named as a ‘Top 10 Business Leader of China’ by Sina.com in 2015, and earlier she led the company to win the US State Department ACE Award for Corporate Excellence. 

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