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Jim Siti

Chief Operations Officer

Jim Siti, Chief Operating Officer, Operation Smile

Jim Siti, MBA, has served as chief operating officer at Operation Smile since 2018. He began his career with Operation Smile as a program coordinator from 1994 to 1997, working in many countries across Latin America and Asia. Some highlights from his coordinator days include the first fact-finding trip to Honduras as well as the inaugural mission in Fortaleza, Brazil.

He received his Master of Business Administration from Georgetown University and worked for 20 years in the health care and pharmaceutical industries with experience at Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, Bristol Myers Squib and Ernst & Young. He has developed a range of health care products in oncology, cardiovascular medicine and molecular diagnostics as well as served as the head of due diligence for a United Kingdom-based health care investment fund.

Jim served on the Operation Smile Board of Directors as head of finance committee from 2013 through 2016, before taking the role of interim chief financial officer at Operation Smile in 2017. In addition to pervious service on the Board, Jim currently serves on the boards of Operation Smile Canada and Pierian Biosciences.


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