Kevin Finney

Chief Operating Officer

Kevin P. Finney currently serves as chief operating officer of Zavante Therapeutics. Finney has over 20 years of healthcare leadership experience spanning early stages of development and commercialized brands for pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic segments. Finney recently served as vice president and head of corporate development at Allergan, with responsibility for world-wide corporate development strategy, licensing, acquisitions and alliances. Finney held this position through the successful $71 billion acquisition of Allergan by Actavis in March 2015. In his previous tenure at Allergan, the company grew from less than $3 billion in annual revenue to more than $7 billion through a combination of acquisitions and organic growth. Before this, Finney held commercial executive management roles at Prometheus Laboratories, Inc. (now NestleHealthScience), Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Bristol-Meyers Squibb) and Parke-Davis division of Warner-Lambert (now Pfizer). Mr. Finney currently serves on the board of Taris Biomedical and Eirion Therapeutics. Finney received master’s degree in business from Pepperdine University and a bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from California State University, Long Beach.