Alan Turfe

Chairman and CEO

Alan Turfe has a distinguished career spanning the automotive, e-commerce, biotechnology, life sciences, and pharmaceutical technology and distribution industries, beginning his career with General Motors (GM) as a financial analyst. Alan has also served as Business Unit President with global and full P&L responsibilities at NYSE companies including Thermo Fisher Scientific, IDEX Corporation, and General Motors Corporation. He also served as the Chairman and CEO of the J M Smith Corporation, a private company, which owned retail and long term care technology businesses in addition to the fourth largest distribution network in the USA for generic and branded pharmaceuticals. Earlier in his career, he held various finance, operations, procurement, commercial and merchandising leadership positions. He has also served in functional roles ranging from European segment CFO while at GM to SVP and Chief Procurement and Supply Chain Officer at Fresenius Medical Care. Mr. Turfe received both his BS and MBA degrees from the University of Michigan.

For his leadership in the communities where he has served, Alan was appointed to the Western Michigan Board of Trustees in 2020 by Governor Gretchen Whitmer and also serves on the Advisory Board of the Virginia Tech Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) since 2017. 


University of Michigan, BS and MBA