Mr. Jeremiah Robins is Chairman & CEO of Great Pond Management Company, LLC – a US based Private Equity firm specializing in the acquisition of controlling positions in, and the redevelopment of, underperforming middle market manufacturing companies. Founded in 1979, GPMC has successfully invested across a broad industrial spectrum including enterprises in the Brass, Iron, Steel, Specialty Chemical, HVAC, Semiconductor Packaging, Coated and Specialty Optics and Medical Device markets. Mr. Robins & GPMC began operating in mainland China in early 1990 and the firm has had a continuing presence in the PRC since that time. At present, GPMC maintains a spectrum of investments each with their own very significant presence in China. These include Rotation Dynamics Corporation, a manufacturer of specialty materials for industrial applications, China Centric Associates, a consultancy specializing in US-China transactions, and PharmaLegacy, a provider of in-vivo laboratory services for the Pharmaceutical industry. A US citizen, Mr. Robins divides his time equally between the USA and China and maintains a home and office in each country.