VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — This summer, AmerisourceBergen Corp. plans to begin construction on three new distribution centers. The new facilities will be located in Olive Branch, Miss.; Shakopee, Minn.; and Newburgh, N.Y. AmerisourceBergen said building is expected take 18 to 24 months to complete. AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp. (ABDC), the company’s drug distribution unit and largest
AmerisourceBergen earlier this month unveiled plans to add three new facilities — in Olive Branch, Miss.; Shakopee, Minn.; and Newburgh, N.Y. — to its distribution network, which handles some 35% of the pharmaceutical products sold in the United States. The multimillion-dollar investment to build and equip the warehouses will bring the amount of money the
VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. is set to begin construction on three new distribution centers, to be located in Olive Branch, Miss.; Shakopee, Minn.; and Newburgh, N.Y. AmerisourceBergen said Monday that building for the new facilities is slated to start this summer and take 18 to 24 months to complete. The new distribution centers
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. has joined the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs’ Elite Partner Program. NCPDP said Tuesday that as an Elite Partner, AmerisourceBergen will provide critical support of the valuable standards development and other work of NCPDP, including its continuing evolution as a forum for health care business, patient safety issues, education, new product development and the
EMERYVILLE, Calif. — NovaBay Pharmaceuticals Inc, a maker of nonantibiotic, anti-infective products for eye care and wound care, has signed a national distribution pact with AmerisourceBergen Corp. NovaBay said Thursday that, under the agreement, AmerisourceBergen will carry and distribute NovaBay’s Avenova prescription lid and lash hygiene product to independent and retail chain pharmacies across the United
VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. has promoted Robert Mauch to executive vice president and president of AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp., the division that distributes pharmaceuticals and offers pharmacy management services. Mauch, 48, had been working as the company’s chief operating officer. He began his new duties on February 4, succeeding David Neu, who accepted the
VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — Ornella Barra, executive vice president of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA), has been elected to the board of directors at AmerisourceBergen Corp. Barra, who also serves as president and chief executive officer of global wholesale and international retail, fills the vacancy created by Greg Wasson’s resignation from the board on January 9.
Which events were most significant for chain drug retailing in 2014? As usual, that is not an easy question to answer. In many ways, 2014 was a remarkable year for the chain drug industry, one in which the character of the business was changed, probably irrevocably. The industry assumed a global character for perhaps the
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Timothy McLevish has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer at Walgreen Co., taking over from Wade Miquelon, who left to pursue other opportunities. Tim McLevish McLevish will lead all of Walgreens’ finance functions as the company prepares to move forward with the proposed second step of its strategic partnership
CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. and McKesson Corp. have expanded their distribution agreement to cover a longer time frame and include both generic and brand-name drugs. The companies said Tuesday that the new five-year agreement runs to March 2019. The deal marks a second extension of Rite Aid and McKesson’s primary distribution relationship.