Vaughn B. Himes, Ph.D.
Chief Technical Officer
Vaughn Himes joined Seattle Genetics in April 2009, bringing more than twenty years of experience in manufacturing, technical operations, process development and scale-up activities. He was named Chief Technical Officer in 2016 after serving as Executive Vice President, Process Sciences and Technical Operations. He oversees Seattle Genetics' manufacturing, supply chain and quality assurance and control functions. Previously, Dr. Himes was with ZymoGenetics, most recently as Senior Vice President, Technical Operations where his responsibilities included commercial and clinical manufacturing, supply chain and logistics, quality control and process development. While at ZymoGenetics, he oversaw the chemistry, manufacturing and control (CMC) portion of the successful BLA for Recothrom and managed its commercial supply. Previously, he held Vice President positions in manufacturing and development at Corixa, Targeted Genetics and Genovo. Dr. Himes received a B.A. in Chemistry from Pomona College and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.