Vanya Sagar

Chief People Officer at Affinivax

Vanya Sagar has deep expertise across human resource functions and over 15 years of industry experience in human resources and operational roles for world-class biotechnology and health care organizations. Prior to joining Affinivax, she served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer at Sigilon Therapeutics, Inc., where she led the company’s people function through pivotal times of growth and transformation from pre-IPO to a clinical stage organization. Before joining Sigilon, Ms. Sagar served as Lead Human Resources Business Partner at Biogen, Inc. While in the role, she acted as a strategic partner to both the SVP of Research and Early Development and the CFO and global finance organization, supporting the implementation of business strategy, execution of business objectives and management of employee engagement. Prior to Biogen, she served in human resources roles of increasing responsibility at Massachusetts General Hospital. Ms. Sagar holds a Bachelor’s degree in Counseling and a Masters of Public Administration from Suffolk University.


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