According to Novel president Bob Green, Tang is a key player in the company's continuing expansion. "Wei will put her technical skills to use not only in developing client relationships, but also in identifying new business, application and market opportunities," he said.
Prior to joining Novel, Tang was senior manager at Avon Products and Sara Lee Corporations. While at Avon, she managed analytical, raw ingredient coordination, alternative raw ingredient coordination, and regulatory departments. Previously, she supervised the corporate analytical and microbiology labs at Unilever (formally Alberto Culver). She began her career with ExxonMobil Chemical in Baytown, Texas.
Tang holds a bachelor's degree from Sweet Briar College in Virginia and earned her Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.