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A diverse team, a unified vision

Aprecia is an independent division of Prasco Laboratories based in Mason, Ohio. The leader in Authorized Generics and a true partner to brand pharmaceutical companies, Prasco invested in its own brand company to even further expand its offering across the pharmaceutical value chain.

Led by a seasoned, highly motivated team with extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry, we are dedicated to forming strategic partnerships and advancing our high quality product candidates to improve healthcare and achieve success for our partners, customers, suppliers and most importantly, patients.

E. Thomas Arington


  • Founder, Chairman and former CEO of Prasco
  • Former Chairman and CEO of Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Former President of MarketMaster
  • 17 years with Lederle, including senior management positions

Don Wetherhold

Chief Executive Officer

Has 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including key management positions at:

  • Omnicare
  • Prasco
  • Cardinal Health
  • Snyder Communications
  • Solvay

Mahendra Patel, PhD

Chief Scientific Advisor

  • President of Navinta
  • Former CSO of Sandoz
  • Former CEO of CorMedix
  • Co-founder and former VP of Invamed

Mike Rohlfs

Chief Financial Officer

Has 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including key business analytics roles at:

  • Prasco
  • Barr Pharmaceuticals
  • Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.