Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President
Ben Stakely has been President and CEO since 2009 and Chairman of the Board since 2015. Prior to his leadership at KOWA Pharmaceuticals America, he was a core member of the start-up team of ProEthic Laboratories in 2001 and became their president in 2005.
Mr. Stakely has over 15 years of experience in both pharmaceuticals and medical devices. He is an avid entrepreneur and has been a central figure in multiple successful businesses in the greater Montgomery area.
A Montgomery native, he served in the United States Marine Corps and earned a BS in Business Administration from Auburn University at Montgomery. Mr. Stakely is a history buff, and enjoys traveling, staying fit, and spending time with his wife and two daughters.