Mark Fitch, senior vice president of Global Operations plans to retire, but will continue to work with Mr. Nornhold to ensure a smooth transition.
Mr. Nornhold has more than 24 years of experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing and related technical operations. Prior to joining the company in 2011, he served as vice president of Quality Operations, International, at Watson Pharmaceuticals (now Actavis), and was responsible for manufacturing sites for both dosage and APIs outside the U.S.
"Jeff has done an outstanding job of building a highly skilled internal quality organization and establishing the foundation for sustainable quality and compliance,” said Larry Hsu, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of Impax Laboratories. "We believe Jeff is the ideal person to manage this new structure, and effectively drive compliance, efficiencies and collaboration across these key business functions."