Executive Board

Executive Board

STADA's Executive Board manages the Company with the goal of sustainable added value in its own responsibility in consideration of the concerns of the shareholders, its employees and other groups connected to the Company. The members of the Executive Board are jointly responsible for corporate governance. The Executive Board runs the businesses in accordance with the legal requirements, the Articles of Incorporation, the rules of procedure and the schedule of responsibilities.

Dr. Claudio Albrecht, Chairman of the Executive Board/CEO

(under contract until 09/26/2018)

Curriculum Vitae Dr. Claudio Albrecht born May 5,1959

Professional Experience:

Since September 27, 2017                                                        

Chairman of the Executive Board/CEO at STADA Arzneimittel AG
(under contract until 09/26/2018)

2012 - 2017

Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Albrecht, Prock & Partners AG, Switzerland

2010 - 2012                  

Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Actavis Group, Iceland

2008 - 2010Co-Founder and Consultant at CoMeth

2000 - 2005

Chief Executive Officer at Ratiopharm GmbH, Germany
1987 - 2000
Various positions at Sandoz Pharmaceuticals AG, Switzerland, including General Manager of its generics business in the Netherlands, Germany and USA
1978 - 1982 Studies of law and PhD in law, Innsbruck

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Mark Keatley, Chief Financial Officer/CFO

(under contract until 09/26/2020)

Curriculum Vitae Mark Keatley
born November 3, 1957

Professional Experience:

Since September 27, 2017                                     

Chief Financial Officer at STADA Arzneimittel AG
(under contract until 09/26/2020)

2013 - 2017

Partner at Albrecht, Prock & Partners AG, Switzerland

2005 - 2012            

Chief Financial Officer of Actavis Group, Iceland

2002 - 2005
Chief Financial Officer at Famar S.A., Greece

2001 - 2002

Chief Financial Officer at Ardana Biosciences Ltd., United Kingdom
1994 - 2000

Chief Financial Officer at Ashanti Goldfields Corporation, Ghana

1986 - 1994

Division Manager und Investment Officer at International Finance Corporation, USA

1984 - 1986
Master of Business Administration, Stanford Business School, USA

1980 - 1984
Financial Analyst, Ford Motor Company, United Kingdom

1976 - 1980
Master’s degrees in History and International Relations, Cambridge University, United Kingdom

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Dr. Barthold Piening, Chief Technical Officer

(under contract until 03/31/2020)

Born November 19, 1958

Since April 1, 2017



Chief Technical Officer of STADA Arzneimittel AG
(under contract until 03/31/2020)

Currently no mandate as a Supervisory Board Member or mandate in comparable positions outside the company STADA

2014 - March 31, 2017


    Chief Operations Officer, Member of the Executive Committee at
Acino International AG,

2011 - 2014


Head of Global Operations at Takeda Pharmaceuticals International AG, Switzerland

2010 - 2011


Executive Vice President Operations at Nycomed Group, Switzerland

2007 - 2010


Executive Vice President Operations at Nycomed Group & General Manager at Nycomed GmbH, Germany

1992 - 2007



Various positions at Altana AG, Germany, including Vice President Operations, Senior Director of Global Supply Chain Management, Head of Strategic Sourcing and Head of Central Manufacturing Department

1988 - 1992


Head of Department Production of Liquid and Semi Solid Dosage Forms at Promonta GmbH, Germany



Executive MBA, WHU Koblenz (Germany) and Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management), Chicago, USA



Pharmacist for Pharmaceutical Technology



Dissertation in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Kiel, Germany



Master‘s Degree in Pharmacy (Approbation), University of Kiel, Germany

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Details on the remuneration of the members of the Executive Board can be found in the Remuneration Report in the Corporate Governance section under “Executive Board remuneration”.

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