Robotic surgery innovator, Titan Medical, has expanded its Senior Leadership Team with the appointment of Kristen Galfetti, MBA, as its Vice President, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications and Chien Huang as Vice President Finance. Ms. Galfetti will be located in Boston and Mr. Huang will be located in Toronto.
“It is a pleasure to welcome both Kristen and Chien to Titan Medical. As the Titan team continues to grow and advance our Enos™ robotic single access surgery system toward human clinical studies, we look forward to these two accomplished leaders significantly contributing to our success,” said David McNally, President and Chief Executive Officer of Titan. “Kristen and Chien have each demonstrated a record of success in their respective fields, and we are proud that they have joined our leadership team.”
Ms. Galfetti has over 20 years of experience leading investor relations and corporate communications programs. Most recently, Ms. Galfetti provided consulting services to small and medium companies in the life science industries. Her corporate experience includes serving as Vice President, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications at Cynapsus Therapeutics. Prior to Cynapsus, she was Senior Director, Investor Relations at Sanofi, responsible for integrating the Genzyme Corporation investor relations program post-merger. Prior to Sanofi, Ms. Galfetti was Senior Director, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations at AMAG Pharmaceuticals. Prior to AMAG, Ms. Galfetti held Investor Relations roles of increasing responsibility at Genzyme Corporation. Ms. Galfetti holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Vermont and a Master of Business Administration (with distinction) from Bentley University.
Mr. Huang is a financial executive with over 20 years of experience developing and implementing financial models and systems, and accounting practices to support the achievement of strategic corporate objectives. Mr. Huang has strong expertise in evaluating investment opportunities and long-term value creation as well as extensive knowledge of IFRS and U.S. GAAP reporting requirements. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance at Quarterhill Inc., where he led the finance systems migration and reorganized key business processes, streamlining external reporting processes. Prior to Quarterhill, Mr. Huang served as Vice President, Finance at Aralez Pharmaceuticals, responsible for implementing systems upgrades, negotiating potential divestitures and advising on private equity financing. Prior to this, Mr. Huang was Senior Director, Finance at Astellas Pharma. Mr. Huang holds a Bachelor of Science in Physiology from the University of Toronto, a Graduate Diploma in Public Accountancy from McGill University, and has Chartered Accountant Designation.