Frank Becker

Independent Director

 

Frank C. Becker has been a member of our Board of Directors and the Board of Directors of Cadista Pharmaceuticals since May 5, 2011.

Mr. Becker is currently the President of Greenfield Chemical, Inc., a pharmaceutical consulting and sourcing company which he founded in January 1998. Mr. Becker has been a director of Neopharm, Inc., a company registered under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, which is engaged in the research, development and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of various cancers and diseases. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Becker served as President and Chief Operating Officer and was a member of the Board of Directors of Sicor Pharmaceuticals, a maker of injectable pharmaceuticals.

Mr. Becker is a partner in Southport Marina Development LLC, a firm operating Southport Marina in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Prior to the foregoing relationships, Mr. Becker spent over 35 years at Abbott Laboratories, most recently as Vice President of Process Research and Chemical Manufacturing. Mr. Becker also serves on the Board of Directors of Regis Technologies, a provider of synthesis and separation services. Mr. Becker received his MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago and a B.S. Degree in chemical engineering from Purdue University. Mr. Becker is a citizen of the United States. Mr. Becker’s extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry at both large and small companies and his senior management level positions led the Board to conclude that he would be a valued member of the Board.

 

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