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HDA (formerly known as the Healthcare Distribution Management Association)

Sean Spears of Eisai honored with 2021 Nexus Award for Lifetime Achievement

Sean Spears of Eisai honored with 2021 Nexus Award for Lifetime Achievement

ARLINGTON, Va. — The HDA Research Foundation recognized Sean Spears of Eisai, Inc., with the 2021 Nexus Award for Lifetime Achievement last night at the Thirteenth Annual CEO Roundtable Fundraiser in Washington, D.C. The award is the healthcare distribution industry’s highest honor recognizing career accomplishments. Now in its 65th year, the Nexus Award, supported by

HDA makes statement on FDA commissioner nominee Dr. Robert Califf

HDA makes statement on FDA commissioner nominee Dr. Robert Califf

ARLINGTON, Va. — Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) President and CEO Chester “Chip” Davis, Jr., released the following statement regarding President Biden’s nomination of Dr. Robert Califf as FDA commissioner. “Our nation is at a crucial juncture in its response to COVID-19. As the vaccination effort continues to evolve and new antiviral drugs are developed, in

HDA’s Davis discusses global supply chain resilience at Aspen Security Forum

HDA’s Davis discusses global supply chain resilience at Aspen Security Forum

WASHINGTON — HDA president and CEO Chip Davis participated in the Aspen Institute’s 2021 Aspen Security Forum as part of a panel discussion entitled, “Building a More Resilient Global Supply Chain.”Davis was joined by panelists Rep. Michael McCaul (R, Tex.), Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D, Mich.) and Bruce Andrews, corporate vice president and chief government affairs officer at

New HDA chief awed by the resiliency of the supply chain

New HDA chief awed by the resiliency of the supply chain

  ARLINGTON, Va. — Taking on a new leadership role is never easy; taking the helm during a global pandemic, however, especially when job No. 1 for the organization’s members involves keeping the country’s vital medical supply chain running smoothly, defines daunting. But being named president and chief executive officer of the Healthcare Distribution Alliance

HDA’s Davis pens letter to pharmacy community on COVID-19

HDA’s Davis pens letter to pharmacy community on COVID-19

ARLINGTON, Va.— On April 27, HDA president and CEO Chester “Chip” Davis, sent a letter to the leadership of major pharmacy organizations to underscore how individual distributors typically manage, and are adapting to, the unprecedented supply challenges presented by COVID-19. Recipients included: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy; American Pharmacists Association; American Society of Health-System Pharmacists;

John Gray announces retirement from HDA

John Gray announces retirement from HDA

ARLINGTON, Va. — John Gray, president and chief executive officer of the Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA), announced on Monday his retirement from the organization. Gray will remain in his position until May 2, 2020. Gray, who has led HDA (formerly known as the Healthcare Distribution Management Association) since 2004, is credited with restructuring and streamlining