San Diego, CA - BioMed Realty, a leading provider of real estate solutions to the life science and technology industries, announced that Charlie Piscitello has joined the company as Chief People Officer.
In this role, Mr. Piscitello will lead the Company’s human resource related functions, including talent management, culture, and diversity, equity, and inclusion, reporting to Tim Schoen, CEO of BioMed Realty, and will be based in BioMed Realty’s San Diego headquarters.
“We are thrilled to welcome Charlie to BioMed Realty, where he will lead our continued success in talent recruitment, development and retention across the US and UK,” Mr. Schoen said. “Charlie’s wealth of experience and people-first approach will help build upon our collaborative and team-oriented culture. BioMed Realty’s value to the industry is not only our world-class properties, but also our talented team and the deep expertise our 310 employees provide by serving our tenant clients. Our people and platform provide incredible resources that go beyond the physical buildings. Finally, as we welcome Charlie, BioMed Realty extends its gratitude to Janice Kameir for her contributions to our growth and success during her 12 years of dedicated service leading our Human Resources team. We wish her all the best in her future endeavors in her retirement.”
“I am thrilled to be joining the BioMed Realty team at an exciting time in the company’s journey, Mr. Piscitello said. “I am committed to working together to build on previous success and foster a culture of high engagement and high performance where people are at the heart of our company. Having previously worked in the life sciences industry, I’m excited to contribute to the value we bring to our tenants who are working on life-saving therapies.”
Mr. Piscitello joins BioMed Realty with more than 30 years of experience leading human capital and talent management for companies in a range of industries, including medical technology and consumer brands. Mr. Piscitello most recently served as Chief People Officer at Acutus Medical, an arrhythmia care company based in Carlsbad, CA. Through the past four years, Mr. Piscitello played a key role in growing Acutus Medical’s workforce from 100 to 350, while also implementing culture, engagement and performance platforms to guide the organization through its rapid expansion.
Prior to joining Acutus Medical in 2019, Mr. Piscitello was the Chief People Officer for Petco, and President and Chairman of the Petco Foundation, where he helped establish a thriving culture and led the company’s growth for over a decade. Mr. Piscitello has also held leadership roles at Boston Scientific, Abbott, First Data Corporation, Gateway Inc., and Coors Brewing Company.
Mr. Piscitello earned his bachelor’s degree in Communications from Marquette University and is also a graduate of the Newfield Network Coaching Program for Personal and Professional Mastery.
About BioMed Realty
BioMed Realty, a Blackstone portfolio company, is a leading provider of real estate solutions to the life science and technology industries. As of March 31, 2023, BioMed Realty owned and operated high quality life science real estate comprised of 16.3 million square feet concentrated in leading innovation markets throughout the United States and the United Kingdom, including Boston/Cambridge, San Francisco, San Diego, Seattle, Boulder and Cambridge, U.K. In addition, the Company maintains a premier development platform with 3.3 million square feet of Class A properties in active construction in these core innovation markets to meet the growing demand of the life science and technology industries. To learn more about BioMed Realty, visit biomedrealty.com and follow the company on Twitter @biomedrealty.