Leadership Team

This leadership team draws on many years of experience across industry and academia. Our experts are ready to employ their vast experience to ensure the best possible success for our customer’s complex and challenging needs. 

Flavine has a global leadership team comprised of experts in both human and veterinary health.

“We’ve grown so much. Our 45th anniver­sary gave us a chance to reflect on the busi­ness my dad, Gerd Wei­thase, built from scratch as well as how I grew up with­in this amaz­ing team, which is like fam­i­ly, to become a part of the Flavine lega­cy.”
- Anto­nia Saliou, Man­ag­ing Director

Antonia Saliou

Managing Director

Flavine Europe, Munich, Germany

Flavine was found­ed by Antonia’s father, Gerd Wei­thase in New Jer­sey in 1975. Anto­nia grew up in the busi­ness and was exposed to API man­u­fac­tur­ing sites in Chi­na and India in the 1990’s. After earn­ing her BSc in Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal Sci­ences with Law and her master’s degree in Inter­na­tion­al Health­care Man­age­ment, Eco­nom­ics and Pol­i­cy from the SDA Boc­coni, Anto­nia gained expe­ri­ence with Pfiz­er and Sanofi before join­ing Flavine in 2010. Her career has includ­ed roles with­in Busi­ness Oper­a­tions, Strate­gic Plan­ning, and Mar­ket­ing & Sales, while also sup­port­ing exec­u­tive man­age­ment and the Chairman.

Today, the gen­er­a­tional trans­fer of man­age­ment is com­plete and Anto­nia now leads the Glob­al Flavine team as Man­ag­ing Direc­tor and is a mem­ber of the Flavine world­wide Man­age­ment Board.

John DiMeglio

President and CEO

Flavine North Amer­i­ca, New Jer­sey,
Unit­ed States

John DiMeglio start­ed at Flavine in 1997 and is cur­rent­ly the Pres­i­dent and CEO of Flavine North Amer­i­ca. Over his long tenure at Flavine, John has had lead­er­ship posi­tions in Logis­tics, Finance, Busi­ness Devel­op­ment and Sales & Mar­ket­ing. John is respon­si­ble for over­see­ing oper­a­tions of the Unit­ed States, India, and Chi­na offices and serves on the Flavine Man­age­ment Board. He has exten­sive expe­ri­ence in glob­al API Busi­ness Devel­op­ment and has built long-term rela­tion­ships with man­u­fac­tur­ers and cus­tomers worldwide.

John has a Bachelor’s of Sci­ence from Pace University.

Camille Saliou

Director Global Operations

Flavine Europe, Munich, Germany

Camille Saliou joined the com­pa­ny in 2011 as Sales Man­ag­er of APIs look­ing after the Euro­pean mar­ket. Camille has over a decade of expe­ri­ence mak­ing sig­nif­i­cant con­tri­bu­tions in Sup­pli­er Man­age­ment, Mar­ket­ing, Finance & Com­mer­cial Oper­a­tions, and Busi­ness Devel­op­ment in India & China.

Today, Camille’s posi­tion has evolved into a cross func­tion­al role and he is in charge of var­i­ous oper­a­tions with­in Flavine’s group, inl­cud­ing over­see­ing the new Ana­lyt­i­cal Lab­o­ra­to­ry in France.

Camille holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Mon­tre­al as well as master’s degree in Inter­na­tion­al Health­care Man­age­ment, Eco­nom­ics and Pol­i­cy from the SDA Bocconi.

Stephen Bozer

Senior Vice President, Human Health Sales & Marketing

Flavine North Amer­i­ca, New Jer­sey,
Unit­ed States

Stephen Boz­er joined Flavine North Amer­i­ca in 2018 as the Senior Vice Pres­i­dent of Human Health where he is lead­ing the Sales & Mar­ket­ing team in the U.S. office. He is an ana­lyt­i­cal chemist by train­ing, and has held senior posi­tions in Qual­i­ty Con­trol and Mar­ket­ing & Sales dur­ing his career.

Stephen has over 25 years of phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal expe­ri­ence work­ing for sev­er­al com­pa­nies, includ­ing Teva API, Berlex Lab­o­ra­to­ries (now Bay­er) and Key International.

Stephen has a Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence degree in Biol­o­gy from Bing­ham­ton Uni­ver­si­ty (SUNY) and an M.B.A. in Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal Man­age­ment from Fair­leigh Dick­in­son University.

Frank Amorese

Senior Vice President, Animal Health Sales & Marketing

Flavine North Amer­i­ca, New Jer­sey,
Unit­ed States

Frank S. Amorese, Jr. joined Flavine in 1984. Frank has held sev­er­al lead­er­ship posi­tion dur­ing his tenure at Flavine and is cur­rent­ly head­ing Flavine North America’s vet­eri­nary divi­sion as Senior Vice Pres­i­dent. Frank rep­re­sents Flavine as an Asso­ciate Mem­ber of GADA – Gener­ic Ani­mal Drug Alliance. 

Frank holds a B.S. Degree in Ani­mal Sci­ences from The Ohio State University’s Col­lege of Agriculture.

Julian Frega

Vice President, Animal Health Sales & Marketing

Flavine North Amer­i­ca, New Jer­sey,
Unit­ed States

Julian Fre­ga joined Flavine in 2012 and is cur­rent­ly the Vice Pres­i­dent of the Ani­mal Health Sales & Mar­ket­ing Team. Julian brings over 12 years of expe­ri­ence in the Ani­mal Health indus­try where he has served in var­i­ous roles.

Pri­or to join­ing Flavine, Julian worked in a sales roles for Boehringer Ingel­heim and aid­ed in the launch of one of their block­buster drugs.

Julian holds a Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence degree in Health Sci­ences from Uni­ver­si­ty of Con­necti­cut with a minor in Business.

Dr. Pablo Davila-Zavala

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs & Compliance

Flavine North Amer­i­ca, New Jer­sey,
Unit­ed States

Dr. Pablo Dávi­la-Zavala joined Flavine North Amer­i­ca in 2017 and is now the Vice Pres­i­dent of Reg­u­la­to­ry Affairs & Com­pli­ance. He has over 25 years of inter­na­tion­al expe­ri­ence with glob­al com­pa­nies includ­ing San­doz, Her­itage Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cals, For­est Lab­o­ra­to­ries, and León Phar­ma (Spain) in sev­er­al areas includ­ing Devel­op­ment, Tech Trans­fer, Phar­ma­covig­i­lance, Qual­i­ty & Compliance.

Dr. Dávi­la-Zavala holds a Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence in Phar­ma­cy from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Puer­to Rico and MS & Ph.D. degrees in Phar­ma­ceu­tics from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Michigan.

Kenn Leifheit

Vice President, Supply Chain

Flavine North Amer­i­ca, New Jer­sey,
Unit­ed States

Kenn Leifheit, Vice Pres­i­dent of Sup­ply Chain, joined Flavine in 1999 and has worked at both Flavine North Amer­i­ca and Flavine Europe offices. Kenn brings over 22 years of knowl­edge and expe­ri­ence in Glob­al Oper­a­tions, Procurement/Planning, Importation/Distribution, Inven­to­ry Man­age­ment, and FDA compliance.

Kenn holds a BS in Inter­na­tion­al Busi­ness from William Pater­son University.

Alan Zaorski

Treasurer & Executive Vice President 

Flavine North Amer­i­ca, New Jer­sey,
Unit­ed States

Alan Zaors­ki joined Flavine North Amer­i­ca in 2013, bring­ing over 20 years of expe­ri­ence in areas of Cor­po­rate Finance, Con­troller­ship, Busi­ness Intel­li­gence, Infor­ma­tion Tech­nol­o­gy, and Human Resources. Cur­rent­ly, Alan serves as Flavine North America’s Offi­cer and Trea­sur­er. He is respon­si­ble for North America’s Finance & Account­ing, Audit, Infor­ma­tion Tech­nol­o­gy, and Human Resources. 

Alan holds a BS in Busi­ness Admin­is­tra­tion-Account­ing from Seton Hall University. 

Laura Cosma

Executive Director Marketing & Sales

Flavine Europe, Vien­na, Austria

Lau­ra Cos­ma is the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of Sales & Mar­ket­ing for Flavine Europe. After her Human­is­tic Stud­ies at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Udine, Italy and the Hum­boldt Uni­ver­si­ty in Ger­many, she entered the phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal indus­try in 2001 acquir­ing exten­sive knowl­edge of the glob­al API and FDF sec­tors since then. She start­ed at Flavine in the Mar­ket­ing & Sales depart­ment and grew into var­i­ous glob­al roles rang­ing from Busi­ness Devel­op­ment in the Human Health Divi­sion, with par­tic­u­lar focus on Glob­al Sales of APIs, to Key Sup­pli­er Man­age­ment. Addi­tion­al­ly, Lau­ra is a mem­ber of the Man­age­ment Board of Flavine Europe GmbH. She has been par­tic­u­lar­ly involved in the cross func­tion­al strate­gic devel­op­ment of the com­pa­ny and in the growth of Flavine’s own fin­ished dosage portfolio.

Peter Ortiz

Director Of Marketing & Sales

Flavine Europe, Madrid, Spain

Peter Ortiz joined the Flavine U.S. office in 1994 and then took up the respon­si­bil­i­ty to grow Flavine Europe’s busi­ness unit. He held sev­er­al man­age­ment roles and super­vised the growth of Flavine Europe. He is a high­ly respect­ed indus­try leader whose exten­sive phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal indus­try expe­ri­ence also includes Com­mer­cial Direc­tor posi­tions at Astur­phar­ma and Antibi­oti­cos in Spain. Today, Peter is Com­mer­cial Direc­tor man­ag­ing Flavine Europe’s API and Inter­me­di­ate sup­pli­ers from Asia & Europe. Peter is a mem­ber of the Man­age­ment Board of Flavine Europe GmbH.

Dr. Sophie Chezeaud

Qualified Person

Flavine Phar­ma France, Vit­rolles, France

Dr. Sophie Chezeaud joined Flavine Phar­ma France in 2020 as Qual­i­fied Per­son.  She brings over 20 years of expe­ri­ence in the phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal indus­try hav­ing held posi­tions in Qual­i­ty Con­trol, Ana­lyt­i­cal Devel­op­ment, and Batch Record Certification.

Dr. Chezeaud holds a Ph.D. in Phar­ma­cy from Paris University.

Anil Prajapati

Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, India Operations

Flavine Phar­ma India, Ahmed­abad, India

Anil Pra­jap­ati joined Flavine in 2011 as Direc­tor of Busi­ness Devel­op­ment for the India Region and lat­er pro­mot­ed to Vice Pres­i­dent of Sales & Mar­ket­ing in 2015. Since 2019, he has been lead­ing Flavine Phar­ma India LLP as a Man­ag­ing Direc­tor and head­ing Busi­ness Devel­op­ment, Key Accounts, Busi­ness Liais­ing, and Cor­po­rate Com­pli­ance in India.

His ver­sa­tile expe­ri­ence of more than 18 years in the Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal Indus­try includes Strate­gic Sourc­ing & Pro­cure­ment (API, Inter­me­di­ates and Pack­ing Mate­ri­als), Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment, Con­tract Man­u­fac­tur­ing, Busi­ness Liais­ing, and Project Management.

Pri­or to join­ing Flavine, he was asso­ci­at­ed with orga­ni­za­tions like Claris Life­sciences, Tor­rent Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cals, and Cadi­la Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cals in dif­fer­ent roles. He holds a Bachelor’s in Com­merce and an MBA from Gujarat Uni­ver­si­ty, India.

Cathy Jin (Lan Jin)

Head of China Operations

Flavine Shang­hai Co., Shang­hai, China

Cathy Jin joined Flavine in 2017 as a reg­u­la­to­ry and qual­i­ty expert sup­port­ing key sup­pli­ers in Chi­na, and is now the Head of Chi­na Oper­a­tions. Before join­ing Flavine, Cathy worked for Krka in GMP audit­ing, con­tract man­u­fac­tur­ing, sup­pli­er man­age­ment and tech­ni­cal trans­fer activ­i­ties for APIs.

Cathay holds a bachelor’s degree in Envi­ron­men­tal Sci­ence from Donghua Uni­ver­si­ty and a master’s degree in Chem­i­cal Engi­neer­ing from Fudan Uni­ver­si­ty in Shang­hai, China.