JRI Leadership Team
Jerry Agass BSc (Hons); MBAManaging Director
Jerry oversees all the manufacturing functions within JRI, he joined the company in 2010 and was invited to join the Board in 2015. As an experienced Plant Manager, Jerry has a strong manufacturing background. His career has spanned a wide range of industrial sectors working in medium sized organisations through to blue chip multi-national corporations. Throughout his career Jerry has gained a wealth of experience by initiating, developing and implementing organisational strategy that is always based on a strong customer driven philosophy. Jerry has an excellent history of managing change with a particular emphasis on encouraging and implementing the principles of lean manufacturing. “Continuous improvement must be at the heart of any manufacturing company that is serious about striving for, and achieving, World Class levels of performance. A strong manufacturing organisation is essential and provides the foundation for JRI to grow and deliver the company vision, ensuring that patients and surgeons can be absolutely confident in the quality and craftsmanship of every product. We are proud to use the “Made in Sheffield” Mark.
Ms Zhao XiaohongNon-executive Director
Ms Zhao has over 10 years of experience in the accounting industry. Earlier in her career she worked as an auditor in Ernst and Young Hua Ming LLP. Ms Zhoa is also an executive Director and the chief financial officer of AK Medical Holdings Ltd.
Mr Li Zhijiang M.D.; MBAChairman
Mr Li has over 20 years of experience in the clinical and orthopaedic industry and was formerly an orthopaedic surgeon at the Shougang Kuangshan Hospital in Hebei Province, China from 1988 to 1999. Mr Li is one of the founders of AK Medical Holdings Ltd.
Dennis Chung (BEng Hons, MBA)Director
Dennis manages the Regulatory, Quality, Research & Development and Marketing functions at JRI Orthopaedics. Originally from Malaysia, Dennis joined the company in 2012 and in 2019 was invited to join the Board of Directors. Previous roles include Quality Manager, Purchasing Manager, Business unit and International Sales Manager. Prior to his employment at JRI, Dennis worked within the automotive and aerospace industry at various global organisations. A key achievement whilst at JRI was to introduce the organisation to the Chinese market. Dennis played a pivotal role in the partnership between JRI Orthopaedics and AK Medical. Dennis achieved an MBA at the University of Manchester in 2016.