Peter J. Werth founded Chemwerth, Inc. in 1982 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and President. Mr. Werth has worked in the chemical side of the generic drug business from its inception in 1975 in the areas of Research & Development and Sales and Marketing. From 1965 to 1975, he served in R & D for Upjohn Pharmaceuticals (now Pfizer). Before starting ChemWerth, he served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing of US operations with Ganes Chemicals, a subsidiary of Siegfried Chemicals.
Mr. Werth is also a recognized philanthropist, establishing the Werth Family Foundation in 2001 to support higher education, children and human services, the arts and the environment. His philanthropy has touched the lives of thousands of people across the country and around the globe.
Mr. Werth earned a BS degree in Chemistry and Math from Kansas State College, and an MS degree in Organic Chemistry from Stanford University.