Vaughn Himes

last updated 4/6/2018

Vaughn B. Himes

Executive Vice President Technical Operations Process Sciences Program Management at Seattle Genetics , Inc.

21823 30TH DRIVE SE SUITE, Bothell, Washington, United States
HQ Phone:
(425) 527-4000

General Information


Vice President of Manufacturing Operations - Targeted Genetics Corporation

Vice President, Manufacturing - Corixa Corporation

Vice President Product Development - Genovo , Inc.

Various Positions - Wyeth-Lederle Vaccines


B.A. - Chemistry , Pomona College

Ph.D. - Chemical Engineering , University of Minnesota

Recent News

Vaughn B. Himes
Vaughn B. Himes , Ph.D., has been promoted to Chief Technical Officer. In this new role, he will oversee Seattle Genetics' process sciences, manufacturing, supply chain, quality assurance and quality control functions. "The promotions of Dr. Himes and Dr. Benjamin, along with the appointment of Dr. Lechleider, continue to reinforce the strength of Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ-NMS:SGEN) as we transition to a multi-product, global organization," said Vaughn B. Himes joined Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ-NMS:SGEN) in April 2009 , bringing more than twenty years of experience in manufacturing, technical operations, process development and scale-up activities. He most recently served as Executive Vice President, Process Sciences and Technical Operations. Prior to joining Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ-NMS:SGEN), Dr. Himes was with ZymoGenetics as Senior Vice President, Technical Operations, where his responsibilities included commercial and clinical manufacturing, supply chain and logistics, quality control and process development. Dr. Himes received a B.A. in Chemistry from Pomona College and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. "Vaughn has played a critical role in the growth of our company and has been a vital member of the executive team for many years," said

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Vaughn Himes
, Ph.D., Chief Technical Officer of Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ-NMS:SGEN).

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Leadership | Seattle Genetics

Vaughn B. Himes, Ph.D.
Chief Technical Officer Vaughn has 25+ years of product development and commercialization experience in large pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, with expertise in quality, manufacturing, technical operations, process development and scale-up activities. He leads the Seattle Genetics manufacturing, supply chain, process sciences and quality functions supporting our successful commercialization of ADCETRIS and a robust pipeline of product candidates.

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