Finance and Corporate Operations
Thad Huston joined Kite in 2021 and currently serves as Global Head of Finance and Corporate Operations.
Before joining Kite, Thad served as Chief Financial Officer at LivaNova, where he led the integration of the finance, IT, procurement, pricing, communications and business development functions, and strengthened the company’s liquidity and financial flexibility. Prior to LivaNova, he spent several years in leadership positions at Johnson & Johnson (J&J), which included roles as CFO of J&J’s Global Surgery and Medical Devices groups managing up to $21 billion in annual revenue, and President of Xian-Janssen, leading J&J’s pharmaceutical division in China.
Thad received a bachelor’s degree in finance from Pennsylvania State University and is CMA certified from the Institute of Management Accountants.
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