Whit Chaiyabhat was promoted to serve as Takeda Pharmaceuticals' Head of Global Security in mid-October. Takeda is a top-10 global biopharmaceutical company that is patient-focused, values-based, R&D-driven, and committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to people worldwide. Takeda is a $30B+ company that has more than 50,000 employees and nearly 300 locations in 80 countries, with global headquarters in Tokyo and U.S. headquarters in Cambridge (MA).

Chaiyabhat is a risk leader with over 20 years in various public, private and non-profit organizations. He has led the design and management of numerous risk programs. His experience spans various industries and risk cultures including the U.S. Intelligence Community/Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Fortune 500, Aerospace/Defense, educational institutions and campuses (K-12 & University), medical research, healthcare, insurance and non-profit environments.

Chaiyabhat's private sector experience includes serving in VP, Director and Manager positions with Raytheon Missile Systems, Washington National Cathedral, Georgetown University, FM Global and Takeda. He has also maintained various consulting roles with Booz Allen, SAIC National Security Group and Eagle Security Group in Washington D.C. He is active in several industry committees.

Congratulations Whit!