Clinical-stage pharmaceutical company Rocket Pharmaceuticals announced the appointment of Martin Wilson as general counsel and chief compliance officer.

Wilson, who will also serve as senior vice president, brings nearly 20 years of legal, compliance, and executive experience and accomplishment within the life sciences industry. He will be responsible for the legal and compliance functions and serve as a key member of the leadership team.

Previously, Wilson was general counsel and chief corporate officer at Ichnos Sciences, where he oversaw legal, compliance, business development, human resources, and IT. Before Ichnos, he worked as general counsel, chief compliance officer, corporate secretary, and head of human resources at Teligent.

Earlier in his career, he was vice president and assistant general counsel at Endo Pharmaceuticals following the acquisition of Par Pharmaceuticals. Wilson held multiple roles of increasing responsibility at Par over the course of 11 years, including chief compliance officer. Before that, he held a role in the licensing group at Schering-Plough.