Rocket Pharmaceuticals names chief HR officer

Rocket Pharmaceuticals Inc., based in Cranbury, has appointed a new chief human resources officer to its leadership team, the company said in a news release.

Isabel Carmona will lead all aspects of Rocket’s human resources, talent acquisition, talent management and organizational development, the company said.

“I am delighted to welcome Isabel to Rocket and believe her rich experience leading organizational growth at life science companies will be a tremendous asset as we continue our exciting growth trajectory,” Rocket CEO Dr. Gaurav Shah said. “Her success in talent acquisition, talent management and organizational development at rapidly changing and expanding life science companies will be instrumental as we continue to add key capabilities and teams to support our long-term growth plans.”

Carmona has worked in human resources and organizational leadership for more than 25 years, most recently as chief human resources officer for Ichnos Sciences in New York. She previously held positions in the global operations and human resources teams at Teva Pharmaceuticals and Shire Pharmaceuticals.

“Joining the Rocket family at such an exciting time is an incredible opportunity,” Carmona said. “I am honored to be part of bringing potentially revolutionary gene therapy cures to patients living with rare, devastating diseases. I look forward to working with this tremendous leadership team to expand key capabilities while maintaining our passionate culture and entrepreneurial spirit.”