Karen McGrath, Paratek’s Chief People Officer joined Paratek in July 2019 and serves as a member of the Executive Leadership Team.
Ms. McGrath has over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and brings deep expertise in all aspects of Human Resources. Prior to joining Paratek, she was Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Endo Pharmaceuticals, and during her 11‐year tenure with Endo, Ms. McGrath was responsible for leading organizational transformation through multiple leadership changes and acquisitions, as well as the development and implementation of HR strategies aligned with changing business needs.
Ms. McGrath was also responsible for developing and driving the company’s culture to support its strategy through organizational effectiveness, change management, employee engagement and communications. Prior to Endo, Ms. McGrath held positions of increasing responsibility at Centocor, Inc, (Janssen Biotech, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Company) and Wyeth (acquired by Pfizer), where her roles supported organizational development, talent acquisition and performance management.
Ms. McGrath earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Widener University.
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