Meet The Team
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Dr. AL MacKar
Dr. MacKar is the founder and President of American Pharmaceutical Innovations Company®. He has more than 20 years of domestic and international pharmaceutical experience in clinical/product development. Dr. MacKar has an MD, as well as a Masters of Urology and Uro-Surgery. Dr. MacKar also has an MBA with a concentration on healthcare management.
Sonya Seraphim co-founded the organization with Dr. MacKar in 1994. Sonya is The Executive Vice President responsible for the daily administration of the company. Her primary responsibilities involve coordinating between the domestic and international departments and overseeing the duties of other employees. Ms. Seraphim earned her BA in accounting and also holds a Masters in Computer Science.
Ray Shen joined the American Pharmaceutical Innovations Company's® team at its inception in 1994. He is the Vice President of Research and Development. With a joint degree in Biochemistry and Engineering from the University of Illinois, Mr. Shen has contributed immensely to the area of research and development. With his firm educational background and hands-on experience, Mr. Shen works closely with medical doctors, researchers, and pharmacists to develop products and cutting-edge technology.
John Stevens joined the American Pharmaceutical Innovations Company's® team in 1994. He is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Since that time, he has successfully marketed the American Pharmaceutical Innovations Company's® line of product, both domestically and internationally.
Kirill Sorial has been part of the American Pharmaceutical Innovations Company's® team since 2007. Mr. Sorial is the Director of National Accounts. Mr. Kirill has significant experience in the market and has proven to be an important asset to American Pharmaceutical Innovations Company®with respect to acquiring and maintaining its accounts. Mr. Sorial has earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a minor in Management.
Michael George has been part of the American Pharmaceutical Innovations Company's® team since 2006. Mr. George is the Director of Overseas Operations. He has significant experience in the international market and establishing new markets overseas. Mr. George has earned a bachelor's degree in Sales and Marketing a minor in computer science and information technology.
Amgad R Hanna
Amgad Hanna has been part of the American Pharmaceutical Innovations Company's® team since 1998. Dr. Hanna is the Director of Sales, he has significant experience in the international markets and establishing new distribution channels. Dr. Hanna has earned a degree pharmacy and pharmaceutical sales.
Andrew Hanna has been part of the American Pharma LLC® team since 2001. Mr. Hanna is the Director of Manufacturing and Operations. He has significant experience in the Dietary Supplements manufacturing and Animal Feed Additive products both the powder and liquid forms. Mr. Hanna has earned a Engineering degree in process operations technology and a minor in interior design.
Maged M. Makar, MD
Dr. M. Makar joined the American Pharmaceutical Innovations Company's® team in 2020 as the director of scientific affairs. He has more than 25 years of domestic and international experience in pharmaceutical products management and marketing as well as clinical studies and medical writings. Dr. M. Makar has medical doctorate, as well as postgraduate marketing degrees.