Babak Haghiri

VP of Operations, Site Head – Los Angeles, Takeda

Takeda Los Angeles manufacturing facility is led by Babak Haghiri, who currently serves as VP of operations and Site Head. Prior to this role, he was the Site Engineering Head at the same facility.

Babak joined Takeda in 2018 and has accumulated over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. Throughout his career, he has held various positions in engineering, manufacturing, and product
development, with increasing levels of responsibility.

Babak holds a Masters in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto and a Management Excellence Certificate from the Schulich School of Business.