Kite Pharma Sets CFO

Santa Monica-based Kite Pharma has named a new CFO, saying it has apointed Paul L. Jenkinson to the position. Current CFO Cynthia M. Butitta has shifted to Chief Operating Officer. Jenkinson was previously at Allergan, where he was Vice President, Global Commercial and Corporate Finance, and where he had been for nearly a decade. Jenkinson also previously served at Black & Decker Corporation, Deloitte New Zealand, and Fonterra.