Management

Ernie Meyer

Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice President

Mr. Meyer joined Ultragenyx in September 2020. He is responsible for leading the company’s Global Human Resources and Facilities operations and is a member of the executive leadership team.

Mr. Meyer joins Ultragenyx from Portola Pharmaceuticals where he spent two years as an Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Portola Pharmaceuticals. Before Portola, he spent more than 13 years at Celgene, most recently as Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Services. While at Celgene, he played a significant role in the company’s growth to more than 7,000 employees in 37 countries. Prior to Celgene, Mr. Meyer spent 10 years at Motorola in a variety of human resource roles of increasing scope and responsibility.

Mr. Meyer holds a B.S. in Business Management with a concentration in Management Information Systems from Widener University.