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Steve J. Lichter

President, Manufacturing

Steve Lichter joined Curia as president in May 2018. He is responsible for its manufacturing division, including global API and drug product manufacturing.

Steve brought more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing and operations to the role. Most recently, he served as executive vice president, operations, at Akorn Inc., where he was responsible for plant operations, supply chain, engineering and technical services. Previously, he spent 32 years at Abbott, most recently as corporate vice president, operations of its established pharmaceutical division, where he was responsible for global supply chain operations, procurement to distribution, manufacturing science and technology, engineering, and commercial operations. During his tenure at Abbott, he also held positions in manufacturing and marketing.

Steve earned a Bachelor of Science in business management and an MBA from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.