Press Release 2020-07-06T09:39:03+00:00
Rancho Cordova, California, US July 6, 2020    

AMPAC Fine Chemicals Announces New President to Manage Accelerated Growth and Business Expansion

AMPAC Fine Chemicals (AFC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeff Butler has been promoted to the position of President, AMPAC Fine Chemicals.  

Dr. Butler has performed in leadership roles of increasing responsibility with his most previous position being Vice President of Project Management. In his new role, Dr. Butler is responsible for operations across all AFC US-based facilities.  

“Jeff has been very instrumental in the growth of AFC.  His technical leadership coupled with his business acumen will allow him to further lead AFC’s success as our US Operations continue their swift expansion” said Dr. Aslam Malik, CEO of SK pharmteco, the parent company of AFC.  

Jeff holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University of California, Davis and conducted his Post-Doctoral research in Chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin.  Jeff will continue to operate out of AFC’s Rancho Cordova, CA facilities.


ABOUT AMPAC FINE CHEMICALS LLC AFC is a US-based company with demonstrated capabilities in process development, scale-up, and cGMP-compliant commercial production of active pharmaceutical ingredients and registered intermediates for pharmaceutical and biotechnology customers. AFC is a portfolio company of SK pharmteco, a US-based Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) with multiple operations in Korea, Ireland and the US.   SK pharmteco is a portfolio company of SK holdings (South Korea) and serves as a strategic part of SK’s growing pharmaceutical sector.  

AFC’s specially engineered facilities and experienced staff allow AFC to safely produce highly energetic compounds at commercial scale. In addition, AFC’s other technology platforms include production of highly potent compounds, continuous processes and industrial-scale Chromatographic separation using simulated moving bed chromatography and Analytical Services to the Pharmaceutical Industry.  

AFC’s operations are located in Rancho Cordova & El Dorado Hills CA, in La Porte, Texas and in Petersburg, VA.   Additional information about AFC can be obtained by visiting our website at ampacfinechemicals.com  

For clarification or further information contact:   Patrick Park, VP, Business Development, SK pharmteco Telephone: +1 (916) 357-6376 or email patrick.park@skpharmteco.com   Photos attached include:  Jeff Butler, AFC Plant images x 2 AFC Lab image  

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