Chief Human Resource Officer, Amyris Inc.
Emeryville, Calif.-based integrated renewable products company Amyris Inc. has named Karen Rohde as the organization's chief human resource officer.
Rohde joins Amyris from Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Inc., where she served as senior vice president of human resources. Rohde, who started her career with Mobil Oil Corp., also fulfilled various roles in the course of a 13-year stint with Sun Microsystems Inc.
Rohde earned an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and a bachelor's degree in English from the University of California, Irvine.