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ACETO CORP filed this Form DEF 14A on 10/20/2017
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The executive officers of Aceto, and their ages, as of October 10, 2017, are as follows:


Name   Age   Position
William C. Kennally, III   61   President and Chief Executive Officer
Douglas Roth   60   Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Walter Kaczmarek, III   58   Chief Operating Officer
Albert L. Eilender   74   Chairman
Frank DeBenedittis   63   Senior Vice President, Corporate Business Development
Charles J. Alaimo   51   Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Steven Rogers   56   Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary


William C. Kennally, III. Mr. Kennally retired from Pfizer in 2015 after 37 years of service, most recently as Regional President North America, Global Established Pharma Division from 2014 to 2015 and Regional President North America, Global Established Products from 2010 to 2014. Both roles involved leading three separate and distinct brand businesses and two generic businesses. From 2001 to 2009, Mr. Kennally was President of Greenstone, LLC, a generic and authorized generic pharmaceutical supplier which became a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer, Inc. after Pfizer’s acquisition of Pharmacia. Mr. Kennally started his professional career in Sales with the Upjohn Company, which was later acquired by Pharmacia, and followed a Pharmaceutical Sales Career pathway that included front line management and a corporate office position as Sales Incentive Compensation Manager. Mr. Kennally graduated from St. Anselm College with a B.S. in Criminal Justice.


Douglas Roth. Mr. Roth has been Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since March 2010 and had previously been Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since joining the Company in May 2001. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Roth was the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CitySprint 1-800 Deliver from September 1998 through April 2001. Mr. Roth holds a bachelor degree in accounting from the State University of New York at Oswego and an MBA in finance from Fordham University.


Walter Kaczmarek, III. Mr. Kaczmarek was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Aceto effective August 1, 2016. Mr. Kaczmarek possesses more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry spanning the value chain from development to manufacturing to sales and marketing. Prior to joining Aceto, he served as President, Multisource Pharmaceutical Division of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals from November 2012 to July 2016.   Prior to serving at Mallinckrodt, he held various positions of increasing responsibility including Senior Vice President at Fougera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., from February 2012 to November 2012 and Vice President, National Accounts, at Nycomed US Inc., from November 2004 to February 2012 and Vice President, National Accounts, at McKesson Corporation from October 1998 to November 2004.  Mr. Kaczmarek holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Stetson University and since June 2013 serves on the Advisory Board of McKesson Corporation. In addition, Mr. Kaczmarek served on the Advisory Board of AmerisourceBergen Corporation from 2008 to 2010.


Albert L. Eilender. Mr. Eilender has been the Chairman of the Board since October 2009. He joined the Board in 2000, was the lead independent director from 2005 to September 2009 and served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from September 2010 to January 2013. He is the sole owner of Waterways Advisory Services, a firm specializing in advising companies on developing and evaluating options relative to mergers, acquisitions and strategic partnerships in the chemical industry. Mr. Eilender has not been active in the operations of this enterprise since October 2009. He has more than 35 years of diverse senior level experience in the specialty chemicals and pharmaceutical industry and has had direct financial responsibility, with significant experience in mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, both domestically and internationally. He has also served on the boards of numerous industry trade associations during his career.


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