James (Jay) Saccaro is executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Saccaro was senior vice president and chief financial officer at Hill-Rom Corporation prior to rejoining Baxter in 2014. He served as corporate vice president and treasurer of Baxter from 2011 to 2013. He originally joined the company in 2002 as manager of strategy for the company’s BioScience business, and over the years assumed positions of increasing responsibility, including vice president of financial planning, and vice president of finance for the company’s operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He previously held strategy and business development positions at Clear Channel Communications and the Walt Disney Company.
Saccaro also serves as executive sponsor of Baxter Equality Network, a business resource group for employees dedicated to supporting inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender professionals and their straight allies at Baxter.
He received a bachelor’s degree in economics and master’s degree in engineering-economic systems from Stanford University.