Shawn Cline Tomasello joined Gamida Cell’s Board of Directors in June 2019, bringing over 35 years of experience in building and leading successful biotech and pharmaceutical companies. She was recently named to the Board of Directors of Cabaletta Bio, where she will serve on the Compensation Committee and the Science & Technology Committee. Previously, she served as Chief Commercial Officer of Kite Pharma, now part of Gilead Sciences. Prior to joining Kite, Ms. Tomasello was Chief Commercial Officer of Commercial and Medical Affairs at Pharmacyclics, now part of AbbVie. Ms. Tomasello has also held senior leadership positions at Genentech and Celgene Corporation. Early in her career she gained valuable experience at Pfizer Laboratories, Miles Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Proctor & Gamble Company. In addition to Gamida Cell and Cabaletta Bio, Ms. Tomasello currently serves on the Boards of Directors at 4D Molecular Therapeutics and AlloVir.
Ms. Tomasello holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA from Murray State University.