People: Akorn Inc (AKRX.O)
24 Feb 2017
Dr. John N. Kapoor, Ph.D. serves as Chairman of the Board of Akorn, Inc., Dr. Kapoor served as our interim Chief Executive Officer from March 2001 to May 2002 and as our Chief Executive Officer from May 2002 to December 2002. Dr. Kapoor is the President of EJ Financial Enterprises, Inc., a healthcare consulting and investment company. Dr. Kapoor is the chairman of the board of directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of Insys Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: INSY), a publicly held drug development company focused on pain and oncology, into which NeoPharm, Inc. (previously a publicly held biopharmaceutical company) merged in October 2010. Prior to NeoPharm’s merger, Dr. Kapoor was the chairman of its board of directors. Previously, He was the chairman of the board of directors of Option Care, Inc., a leading provider of home infusion pharmacy and specialty pharmacy services, which was acquired by Walgreen Co. in August 2007. Dr. Kapoor received his Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a B.S. in Pharmacy from Bombay University in India. Under agreements between us and the John N. Kapoor Trust dated 9/20/89 (the “Kapoor Trust”), the beneficiary and sole trustee of which is Dr. John N. Kapoor, the Kapoor Trust is entitled to designate one individual to be nominated and recommended by our Board for election as a director. Dr. Kapoor was designated by the Kapoor Trust for this purpose.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||2,083|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||2,083|