Ria Bello Palarca

Director Human Resources at Prothena

Ria Bello Palarca has an extensive work experience history. Ria started their career at Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. in 1999 as a Recruiter, where they worked until 2001. Ria then moved on to Gap Inc. as a Sourcing Specialist from 2002 to 2004. In 2005, they joined Genentech as a Staffing Consultant until 2007. Ria then worked at Elan Pharmaceuticals from 2008 to 2012, starting as an Associate Director of Recruiting and later transitioning to the role of Associate Director of Medical Affairs - Project Management. From 2013 to 2018, they worked at Prothena Corporation plc, initially as an HR Consultant - Recruiting and eventually becoming an Associate Director of Recruiting. In 2018, they were promoted to the role of Director of Human Resources at Prothena Corporation plc, where they are currently employed.

Ria Bello Palarca holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Dominican University of California. The start and end years of their education were not specified.


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  • Director Human Resources

    July, 2018 - present

  • Associate Director Recruiting

    September, 2015

  • HR Consultant Recruiting

    February, 2013

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