Thomas Klima joined Gamida Cell’s leadership team as chief commercial officer in January 2019, bringing nearly 20 years of global experience in the pharmaceutical industry with expertise in cellular therapy, hematology, oncology and transplantation. During his career, he has played key roles in building commercial organizations and leading multiple successful product launches. Mr. Klima most recently served as head of global commercial planning and operations at Atara Biotherapeutics, prior to which he played a key role as senior vice president and chief commercial officer at Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. Mr. Klima also served as head of sales and commercial operations at Algeta U.S. and led the successful commercial build-out and launch of Xofigo®. Before Algeta, he held various commercial leadership positions at Dendreon. Mr. Klima began his pharmaceutical career at Eli Lilly where he held several positions of increasing responsibility and participated in the global launch of Cymbalta®.
Mr. Klima earned a B.A. in Business Administration and Marketing from Western State College.