A&Z Pharmaceutical

Advancing Healthier Lives Globally

A&Z Pharmaceutical Inc. develops, manufactures and supplies premium quality pharmaceutical products and nutritional supplements through advanced technology, teamwork and sound business practices. Our dedication to outstanding value, quality and customer support, as well as the most advanced technologies continue to earn the trust of consumers all over the world.

Meet The Team

A&Z is located in Hauppauge, New York with over 150 employees and 2 FDA inspected, cGMP, state-of-the-art facilities including manufacturing, warehouse and headquarters. Our commitment to global health and outstanding business reputation is the core value that keeps us going.

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Chairwoman & CEO

Emma Li Xu

Emma Li Xu is one of the founders, Chairwoman and CEO of A&Z Pharmaceutical, Inc. Emma first came to the United States in 1995, with experience working in China, Hong Kong, and Australia. Ms. Li Xu not only expanded A&Z Pharmaceutical’s reach throughout the U.S., but globally. Through her efforts, A&Z was a finalist in the Large Business Category at the Hauppauge Industrial Association’s Business Achievement Awards in September 2012. Now the company has more than 600 employees and continues to flourish. She hopes to continue promoting a healthy, active lifestyle through her work and daily life.
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Alexander Corona

Alexander Corona is A&Z Pharmaceutical’s Chief Financial Officer. Focusing on corporate finance strategy, He directs the company’s financial operations to ensure that the leadership team has a clear understanding of operating performance and risks related to all forecasted goals. Alexander has extensive experience partnering with executive teams, building and presenting compelling business strategies, working around profit maximization cases, implementing forecasting and financial models, and other managerial economics solutions.

Before joining A&Z, Alexander was in the consulting industry with Charles River Associates, advising clients from multiple industries. Mr. Corona has an M.B.A. in Finance from New York University, Stern School of Business, and M.A. in Economics from Florida International University.

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Jodi Shafron-Kaplan

Ms. Jodi Shafron-Kaplan is the Sr. Vice President, Operations, leading a team of scientific, manufacturing, engineering, quality, and supply chain professionals responsible for manufacturing and distribution of A&Z products.

With more than 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry, Ms. Shafron-Kaplan joined A&Z in 2016 as the Director of Human Resources and has been part of the key leadership team with increasing responsibility across a broad range of areas. In 2021, she assumed her current role.

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Ajay Vemula

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VP, Business Development

Jocelyn LaRose

Jocelyn Larose is the Vice President, Business Development for A&Z Pharma. Jocelyn has joined the company in 2020 and he is responsible to deliver revenue for B2B across all product portfolio for the company. Jocelyn has been working in the pharmaceutical industry for more than 15 years. During that time, Jocelyn held various positions with increasing responsibilities from Account Management to Business Development with three different CDMO’s based in Canada. Prior of joining A&Z, Jocelyn was a consultant in Business Development for AiPing Pharma, a division of A&Z Pharma. Jocelyn holds a Bachelor of Commerce from HEC Montreal in Canada.
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VP, Manufacturing Operations

Lisa Wang

Lisa Wang has over 20 years of experience working in pharmaceuticals.

Familiar with production, planning and quality management. Rich management experience and a team leader helping A&Z to achieve goals and success.

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VP, Marketing

Stephen Svirskas

Stephen has 10+ years of brand building experience within a multitude of industries. Through digital and traditional media Stephen has created growth for Fortune 100 companies and start-ups alike. This includes bringing a variety of brands into retail space and public offerings. Previously Stephen led digital marketing efforts for the largest Series A raised in novel goods history for an up-and-coming CBD manufacturer. With the assistance of his team the company’s value grew 6x in 12 months making it the largest CBD manufacturer in the world. Stephen joins A&Z with experience and creativity in the fast-moving consumer packaged goods industry to help develop our long-lasting brands.

Our Capabilities

A&Z is fully capable of launching products from concept to marketable, finished goods through an integrated process of formulation development, analytical testing, pilot scale-up, process validation, stability testing, final production and marketing.

A&Z Pharmaceutical Inc. Provides:

Product Development
Clinical Production
Clinical Trial Management
Regulatory Filing
Mass Production
Commercial Production
Prescription Drug
OTC Pharmaceuticals
Dietary Supplements


Encourage thoughtful, creative and inspirational ideas.


Value and develop our employees’ diverse talents, initiative and leadership.


Provide outstanding value and quality for our consumers.