Mark E. Saad joined Cytori Therapeutics as Chief Financial Officer in June 2004. Previously, Mr. Saad served as Chief Operating Officer of UBS, Healthcare Investment Banking, New York, where he was responsible for global investment banking operations. Upon joining UBS, Mr. Saad served as Executive Director covering life sciences sectors - biotechnology and medical devices. Prior to joining UBS, Mr. Saad held the position of Financial Analyst/Associate with Salomon, Smith Barney, Healthcare Investment Banking, New York, where he managed public and private transactions. Mr. Saad holds a B.A. from Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA.