Maneesh K. Arora was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Exact Sciences in February 2012. Arora assumed that role after serving as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since April 2009.
Prior to joining Exact Sciences, Arora served as Chief Financial Officer of Third Wave Technologies, a molecular diagnostic company focused on cervical cancer screening, from January 2006 until the company's acquisition by Hologic in July 2008. He joined Third Wave in January 2003 as Director of Strategy and was promoted successively to Vice President and Senior Vice President in 2004.
He began his career at Kraft Foods as a Financial Analyst and held several positions of increasing responsibility during his nine years there. Arora earned a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Chicago and a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.