Michael E. Zaleski
Magnolia, AR; St. Louis, MO; Clayton, MO; Mt. Pleasant, SC
BSChE 1964

Mr. Zaleski is the president of Reliable Biopharmaceutical Corp, a privately held firm based in St. Louis. Reliable develops and manufactures active ingredients for generic injectable drugs and processing aids for pharmaceutical production. Zaleski is responsible for operations in all markets, as well as the company’s strategic direction and growth. Before joining Reliable in 2003, Zaleski was Vice President and Director of Innovator Pharmaceutical Sales for Cambrex Corporation, where he managed world-wide sales activities. Prior to Cambrex, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Boehringer Ingelheim’s pharmaceutical active ingredient business in North America. Previously, he was vice president of ITT Rayonier’s chemical products business. Zaleski started his career with Celanese Chemicals. His career also includes 12 years experience with Tenneco Chemicals, in various senior management positions.


Arkansas Academy of Chemical Engineers inaugural induction, 2005.