LONG BEACH, N.Y., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chem Rx Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CHRX, CHRXU, CHRXW), a leading provider of institutional pharmacy services, announced today the appointment of Gary M. Jacobs as the Company's Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Jacobs is an experienced finance professional with a background that includes corporate finance, SEC reporting and public accounting. Chem Rx also announced the resignation of its interim Chief Financial Officer, Joseph Sinicropi, effective immediately.
Jerry Silva, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chem Rx Corporation, stated, "We are very pleased to welcome Gary Jacobs to the Chem Rx team. Gary's public company background, operations experience and understanding of financial markets will benefit our company as we continue our efforts to grow the business and implement new financial and accounting procedures and controls."
Mr. Jacobs remarked, "I look forward to joining the Chem Rx senior management team. My experience with implementing financial accounting systems and managing a public company's financial team will be valuable as I address my top priority of improving Chem Rx's financial controls."
Mr. Jacobs has over 30 years of experience in accounting, finance and
operations. Since May 2005, he has been Chief Financial Officer and Chief
Operating Officer of Karat Platinum LLC, which supplies and develops
jewelry products. Karat Platinum LLC is a publicly held company, formerly
known as Sentra Consulting Corp. Prior to that, Mr. Jacobs was President of
The Innovative Companies, LLC, a supplier of natural stone; Executive Vice
President of Operations and Corporate Secretary of The Hain Celestial
Group, Inc., a publicly held food and personal care products company, where
he also served as Executive Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial
Officer and Treasurer prior to becoming Executive Vice President; Chief
Financial Officer of Graham Field Health Products, Inc., a p
|SOURCE Chem Rx Corporation|
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