The Performance Plants Management Team

Meet Our Executives

Performance Plants Inc. is made up of renowned scientists and managers with varied backgrounds and expertise in all aspects of the company’s business practices, from gene discovery and agronomy through to business management. Proven leaders in development of agricultural biotechnology in the company, their  expertise is grounded in a solid understanding of the needs of both farmers and consumer markets.


Dr. Yafan HuangDr. Yafan Huang, Ph.D

President and Chief Scientific Officer, Performance Plants





Dr. Jiangxin WanDr. Jiangxin Wan, Ph.D

Director of Research, Performance Plants





Jo Ann Hamilton Varey, Performance PlantsJo Ann Hamilton Varey, CPA, CA

Director of Finance, Performance Plants