About Us

Executive Team

PATRICK D. WALSH, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Walsh is the Interim President and Chief Executive Officer. He has been a member of the Board since May 2019. He is President & Managing Member of Diligence Team and Diligence Group LLC, consulting practices he founded and is based in Durham, North Carolina and brings over 35 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. From May 2019 to April 2020, He was co-founder and CEO of TriPharm Services, an injectable manufacturing business which was acquired by Alcami. From 2015 to February 2019, Mr. Walsh was the chief executive officer of Avista Pharma, a private equity backed global provider of contract manufacturing, development and analytical testing services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients that was acquired by Cambrex. Prior to Avista, from 2010 to 2014, Mr. Walsh was the chief executive officer of AAIPharma Services Corporation in Wilmington, North Carolina, a private equity backed global provider of contract manufacturing services. Mr. Walsh’s earlier career includes serving as chief executive officer of Kadmus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in Irvine, California, and serving as president and chief operating officer of publicly-traded Gensia-Sicor Pharmaceuticals, Inc which was acquired by Teva for $3.2 billion. Mr. Walsh currently serves as an independent director of the Board of Directors of Avid Bioservices, a publicly-traded company based in Tustin, California and serves on its corporate governance committee and is chair of the compensation committee. He is also an independent director of the Board of Directors of Institute Chemica Emiliano (I.C.E.), a privately held specialty chemical company based in Milan Italy. He is also an Operating Partner (part-time) to healthcare private-equity firm Ampersand Capital, based in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

STEPHEN P. CAREY, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Carey has been the Company’s Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer since May 2016. From June 2007 to October 2015, Mr. Carey held various executive financial positions at Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc., including Senior Vice President, Controller and Principal Accounting Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Carey held various financial and accounting positions at Schering-Plough Corporation. Mr. Carey has over 25 years of experience as a financial executive, 20 of which are in the pharmaceutical industry. Mr. Carey began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Carey graduated from Montclair State University with a B.S. degree in Accounting.

JAMES G. MARKEN, Sr. Vice President, Operations and Product Development

Mr. Marken has been the Company’s Senior Vice President, Operations and Product Development since May 2016. He joined ANIP in March 2007 as General Manager of the Minnesota facilities and served as ANIP’s Vice President, Operations and Product Development from March 2009 until June 2013 when he became the Company’s Vice President, Operations. As Senior Vice President, Operations and Product Development, Mr. Marken has been principally responsible for the following areas: manufacturing, packaging, engineering/maintenance, purchasing, warehousing and product development. Mr. Marken brings over 30 years of pharmaceutical industry experience to the Company. Prior to joining ANIP in March 2007, he worked for Solvay Pharmaceuticals as plant manager and in various departments including quality control, validation, and manufacturing. Mr. Marken holds a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Bemidji State University.

ROBERT SCHREPFER, Sr. Vice President, Business Development and Specialty Sales

Mr. Schrepfer has been the Company’s Senior Vice President of New Business Development and Specialty Sales since May 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Schrepfer served as the Company’s Vice President of New Business Development and Contract Manufacturing since August 2013. From 2005 to 2013, Mr. Schrepfer served as Assistant Portfolio Manager at Healthcare Value Capital, LLC, an SEC-registered healthcare investment firm. Mr. Schrepfer co-managed the firm’s private equity portfolio and oversaw investments in healthcare services, devices and specialty pharmaceuticals. Between 2003 and 2005, Mr. Schrepfer was Managing Director at Bear Stearns & Co. Inc., providing sell side research coverage of the pharmaceuticals industry. Mr. Schrepfer served as Clinical Director and Director of Outcomes and Research at the Centers for Aquatic Rehabilitation from 1997 to 2001. Mr. Schrepfer received an M.B.A. in Finance and Health Sector Management from Duke University, an M.S. in Physical Therapy from the University of Indianapolis, and a B.A. degree from the University of Kansas. He is currently a member of the Alumni Council for the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.