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Seagen CTO - Vaughn Himes, Ph.D.

Vaughn Himes, Ph.D.

Chief Technical Officer

In it to foster scientific excellence.

Vaughn has more than 25 years of experience in product development and commercialization at large pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. With deep operational expertise, he leads manufacturing, supply chain, process sciences, and quality functions for Seagen. Vaughn has played a pivotal role in the successful commercialization of our marketed products and the development of our robust pipeline of product candidates.

Previously, Vaughn spent 20 years in biotech leadership roles, including as the Senior Vice President of Technical Operations at ZymoGenetics (later acquired by Bristol Myers Squibb), where he oversaw commercial and clinical manufacturing, supply chain and logistics, quality control, and process development. Vaughn also spent 10 years in the pharmaceutical industry at Wyeth (now Pfizer).

Vaughn holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. in Chemistry from Pomona College.


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