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Kenneth R. Piña
Senior Vice President, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary

Ken Piña is the Senior Vice President, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary of Pernix Therapeutics. He is also a member of the Company’s Executive Leadership team, reporting to John Sedor, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Most recently, Mr. Piña was a Founder and the Managing Principal of Core Risks Ltd. (CRL), a global compliance and risk management consultancy firm that was acquired by Jardine Lloyd Thompson.  He formerly served as the Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary for Henkel Corporation. Before joining Henkel, Mr. Piña served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Pharmaceuticals Inc.  

Mr. Piña received his Juris Doctorate from the Dickinson School of Law, Pennsylvania State University, and earned his B.S. degree from the Rutgers University College of Pharmacy.  He has served as an adjunct professor of food and drug law at Temple University and as a lecturer in law at the Villanova School of Law.  He is also co-editor of the industry text, An Introduction to Food and Drug Law and Regulation (FDLI), now in its fifth edition.


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