Cerus Corporation, a global biotech firm based in the US, has appointed Alicia Goodman to the leadership team as its new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective from September 27, 2023.
In her new role, Goodman will lead the organization in developing a talented workforce capable of supporting the business's strategic goals in a sustainable and evolving manner.
Welcoming Goodman to the executive leadership team, William Greenman, President, and CEO of the biotech company, said, 'We are excited to welcome Alicia to the Cerus team. As we advance key global commercial and pipeline initiatives, our talent, leadership, and organizational structure across all levels of the organization will be critical to our success. As a leader within the global life sciences sector, Alicia brings comprehensive human resources work experience that will be immediately applicable to our current business and future product launches.'
Before this appointment, Goodman held several key leadership roles, including Senior VP of HR at Aimmune Therapeutics, HR Head at Millendo Therapeutics, and VP of HR function at Novartis. She brings over 20 years of core experience in the industry.
Goodman also shared her excitement, saying, 'I am thrilled to be joining the Cerus team at this point in the Company’s remarkable journey to improve blood safety and availability. Cerus’ unwavering commitment to its mission is inspiring, and I look forward to contributing to the organization as it builds out the team and talent needed to maintain its leadership position in the field of transfusion medicine.