KCAS CPO Julie Deane Named to 2022 Top 25 Women Leaders in Biotech by Healthcare Technology Report

Deane Recognized For Transforming People Leadership During Period of High Growth at KCAS


KCAS is proud to recognize Chief People Officer Julie Deane for her achievement in being named one of the top 25 women leaders in biotechnology.  She comes in at number 15 as the only people officer on the list.

Deane’s recognition highlights hers and our company’s overall focus on people practices at KCAS and why advancing our people is just as key as advancing our science.

Deane has accomplished many transformational strategies for our people, delivering results through high value experiences, including introducing an end to end learning ecosystem, enabling robust internal career pathing and mobility, launching employee appreciation units, adding a collection of employee wellness offerings, and enhancing employee benefits without increasing employee premiums.  She has also led the integration of acquired company workforces into the KCAS culture.

“Julie is an important part of our executive team at KCAS, and we are excited to see her accomplishments here recognized” said John Bucksath, CEO of KCAS. “She brings to KCAS a valuable perspective gained from more than 20 years in HR and talent management. With her unwavering focus on establishing high value people-oriented experiences, we have seen increased engagement in our workforce, and lowered turnover while simultaneously doubling the size of our employee base. Julie’s focus has allowed us to fulfill our mission to improve worldwide health.”

“My vision has always been to empower people to drive workplace excellence and high performance, so they can exceed the organization’s objectives,” says Deane, “and so I’m proud of what we have accomplished together at KCAS so far.”

She has made a tremendous difference to our workforce and how we all experience life at KCAS.  We are so proud to see her hard work recognized.

Link to The Top 25 Women Leaders in Biotechnology of 2022 | The Healthcare Technology Report.



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