Leiters is a FDA-registered 503B outsourcing provider of high quality ophthalmology and hospital-based services. We are committed to providing healthcare professionals and their patients with high quality medications. Our team of experts in sterile pharmaceutical manufacturing, repackaging, and compounding provide a sophisticated understanding of what it takes to elevate quality and consistency of supply in outsourcing. We combine our team of experts, our robust processes and our state of the art manufacturing facilities to ensure the highest quality products and services. We believe the most important consumer of our products are patients, and patients have trusted Leiters with their health for nearly a century.
Executive Leadership Team
Robin Smith HokeChief Executive Officer
Ms. Robin Smith Hoke is the Chief Executive Officer for Leiters. Prior to joining Leiters, Ms. Hoke served as the Chair of the Board of Directors and Interim Chief Executive Officer at Ricerca Biosciences as well as President of Commercial Operations and General Counsel for GeneraMedix, Inc. While at Cardinal Health, she served in a variety of executive roles, including Senior Vice President of Global Business Development and Strategic Initiatives and General Counsel for Cardinal Health’s Pharmaceutical Technologies & Services business. She also held legal roles at Abbott Laboratories and served as a Partner in the business law firm of Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter, Co., L.P.A.
Ms. Hoke has been an Independent Director of Oncobiologics, Inc. since December 11, 2015. She received her B.S. from Michigan State University and her Law Degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.
Dennis PotterChief Financial Officer
Mr. Dennis Potter is the Chief Financial Officer for Leiters. He has more than 30 years of experience in the financial and healthcare sectors. Prior to joining Leiters, Mr. Potter served as Chief Financial Officer for Amerigen Pharmaceuticals as well as GeneraMedix, where he served as both Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer. He has also held a variety of leadership roles with Baxter, The BOC Group and PriceWaterhouse. Mr. Potter holds a BS in Accounting from Binghamton University School of Management and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Chris ZuccarelliChief Operating Officer
Mr. Chris Zuccarelli is the Chief Operating Officer for Leiters. He has more than 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and compounding industry focused on quality, manufacturing, regulatory affairs and supply chain. Prior to joining Leiters, Mr. Zuccarelli served as Vice President of External Manufacturing at Impax Laboratories, Vice President of Technical Operations at Amedra Pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining Amedra, he served as Senior Vice President of Technical Operations at GeneraMedix Pharmaceuticals and served as its Vice President of Strategic Alliance Development & Management. While at GeneraMedix, he was responsible for developing and managing strategic alliances and relationships, quality, regulatory affairs, R&D and supply chain. Mr. Zuccarelli has also held a variety of leadership roles with ESI/Wyeth, Schein Pharmaceuticals, Rocap and Baxter Healthcare. He holds a BS degree in Chemistry from Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA.
Ron StephensVice President of Quality and Compliance
Mr. Ron Stephens is Vice President of Quality and Compliance for Leiters. Prior to joining Leiters, Mr. Stephens held leadership positions in Compliance and Operations with Teva Parenteral Medicines. Prior to Teva, he was with Sicor Pharmaceuticals where he lead transition activities for Quality and Operations as part of Teva’s acquisition of Sicor. Prior to Sicor, Mr. Stephens also worked for Schein Pharmaceuticals. Across his 30 year of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, his diverse background in sterile injectables includes process development, process engineering/validation, equipment validation, risk management and quality systems in support of both branded and generic products. Ron holds a B.S. in Biology from Arizona State University.
Paul Yamamoto, R.Ph.Vice President of Pharmacy Services
Mr. Paul Yamamoto, R.Ph. is the Vice President of Pharmacy Services for Leiters. Paul joined Leiter’s in July 2002 after a successful career in corporate retail pharmacy. In his retail career, Paul was the pharmacy manager at multiple locations in the San Jose area and was the team leader in the setup and opening of several new pharmacy locations. Paul also provided extensive training to pharmacists who served as retail store managers. He has received several pharmacy awards and graduated top of his class from the University Of Washington School Of Pharmacy in 1990.
Mireille DuclosDirector of Human Resources
Ms. Mireille Duclos is the Director of Human Resources. Mireille joined Leiter’s in June 2016 and has been busy upgrading and streamlining the HR practices. She has 20+ years of senior level Human Resources experience in both Canada and the US. Prior to joining Leiter’s, Mireille was with Amerit Fleet Solutions as the VP of Human Resources, where she led a team of HR professionals and drove the Human Resources strategy across 1200+ employees, in over 200 US locations. Prior to Amerit, Mireille held a variety of Director roles with food and health/wellness giant Nestle S.A., where she led Nestle Nutrition’s North American Leadership and Talent Development initiatives and prior to that led the HR team for Nestle Waters Canada. Mireille also spent many years with Sears Holdings, as a Regional HR Manager and then National HR Project and Process Manager.
Mireille holds a BA in Human Resources from the University of Atlanta. She is also a Certified Kotter Change Agent; Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (DISC), is PDI Profiler certified and is working on her ICF Certification.