Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> February 17, 2000

Michael A. Griffith – Chirex Inc (chrx)

MICHAEL A. GRIFFITH has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ChiRex Inc. since June 1998. Mr. Griffith joined ChiRex in 1996 as Chief Financial Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to joining ChiRex, Mr. Griffith was a Director of Credit Suisse First Boston, and he was a Vice President of Leveraged Finance and High Yield Capital Markets at BT Securities Corporation, a subsidiary of Bankers Trust Company. Mr. Griffith holds a Master of Management in finance, marketing and international economics from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS in Business Administration from the University of Kansas. Profile
TWST: Give us a brief overview of ChiRex.

Mr. Griffith: ChiRex is a contract process research and contract

manufacturing organization. We are four years old as a public company.

We went public