Corning Incorporated Manager, Corporate Development in Shanghai, China

Manager, Corporate Development

Date: Aug 14, 2017

Location: Shanghai, China, CN

Req #: 910

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in speciality glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • identify, assess and execute potential mergers, acquisitions and investments by the company

  • guide acquisition target research, support the related strategy forming, building detailed financial models, and lead the execution of transactions

  • maintain contacts with a network of financial advisors and industry experts with a goal of identifying future acquisition candidates for consideration

Education & Experience

  • 3-5 years post MBA from a leading educational institution, excellent academic credentials

  • Experience on industry and technology M&A preferred. Comfortable working with the technology community

  • Project management experience

Required Skills

  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills, strong leadership & team building skills

  • Demonstrated familiarity with investment transactions in China/Asia, ideally with both M&A/JV transactions and organic green field investment investments

  • Good command of English and presentation skills

Desired Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve challenging objectives in a complex environment where successful engagement of internal and external stakeholders are required through experience at a major corporation, management consulting firm or investment bank

  • Familiar with a major international corporate environment; ideally have overseas study/working experience

Soft Skills

  • Generalist orientation - have broad knowledge of business, finance, legal, or technology issues but can also drill down to critical issues to help problem solve

Employee Referral Level: 3