PHOENIX—September 13, 2022—The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), part of City of Hope, today announced the appointment of Page Bachman, JD, as the Institute’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief People Officer.

Bachman will lead the development and execution of TGen’s overall talent strategy.

“We are thrilled to have such a highly experienced and compassionate person lead TGen's Human Resources team,” said Tess Burleson, MBA, CPA, TGen’s Chief Operating Officer and President of TGen Accelerators. “Page is an important addition to TGen's future in attracting and retaining the highest quality talent in this increasingly competitive environment.”

Bachman brings more than 25 years of strategic and tactical HR experience to his role at TGen, including a strong background in employment law with decades of experience in life sciences and healthcare as well as in strategy, compensation, and operations. 

His prior roles include serving as in-house attorney for BankBoston, where he handled employment law matters across the U.S., Latin America, Europe and Asia. He has also held Chief and senior human resource leadership positions for multiple healthcare institutions, including Memorial Hermann Healthcare in Houston, Texas, Ascension Health in Oklahoma and Kansas and, most recently, Phoenix Children’s Hospital.  

“I am extremely excited to join the team at TGen, and look forward to helping this great organization meet the challenges that lie ahead. It is a privilege to have the opportunity to work alongside people who are doing such important and transformative work,” said Bachman.

Bachman’s experience also includes service as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic and in Uruguay, working alongside community leaders to develop clean water delivery systems and to advance locally owned microbusinesses. He has also held multiple non-profit board positions, including serving as Chairman for Goodwill Industries of Tulsa. He earned his BA in economics from Syracuse University in New York and his JD from the New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts.

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