Vice President, Corporate Communications
Mr. Ignon has more than 15 years of experience as a business journalist and communications professional. Prior to joining VaxGen, he served as Director, Corporate Communications, for Tenet Healthcare Corporation, one of the nation’s largest operators of acute care hospitals. He also served as Vice President of Investor Relations at Sitrick And Company, one of the nation’s leading crisis communications firms.
As a journalist, Mr. Ignon served as founding editor of an award-winning business newspaper and as a finance reporter and editor at Investor’s Business Daily. He also was a reporter for Bloomberg Business News, The Economist Group and the Los Angeles Times.
Mr. Ignon earned a B.A. degree in political science from the University of California, Irvine, and a M.A. from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.