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AmerisourceBergen to acquire H.D. Smith

AmerisourceBergen to acquire H.D. Smith

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. plans to purchase pharmaceutical distributor H.D. Smith for $815 million in cash. The companies said that the transaction, pending regulatory review and other closing conditions, is expected to close in early 2018. Springfield, Ill.-based H.D. Smith, the nation’s largest private wholesaler, also operates CompleteCare Pharmacy, Smith Medical Partners, Triplefin

Operations restructured at AmerisourceBergen

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. has reorganized its operating model and leadership team to meet customer needs in what the company says will be “a more seamless and unified way.” The pharmaceutical distributor said that its customer-facing offerings will now be aligned under two groups: Pharmaceutical Distribution and Strategic Global Sourcing, and Global Commercialization

AmerisourceBergen renews pact with Express Scripts

AmerisourceBergen renews pact with Express Scripts

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. has renewed its distribution agreement with pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co. AmerisourceBergen said Monday that under the new five-year agreement, it will supply branded pharmaceuticals to Express Scripts through Sept. 30, 2022. “We are extremely pleased and proud to continue to be the strategic partner of choice

AmerisourceBergen shapes health care delivery

AmerisourceBergen shapes health care delivery

CHESTERBROOK, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. has done much to redefine the role of the pharmaceutical wholesaler in recent years. The company has augmented its core drug distribution operation with a variety of capabilities that better position it to help business partners throughout the supply chain succeed. When one hears the name AmerisourceBergen today, it is

Publix taps AmerisourceBergen

Publix taps AmerisourceBergen

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. has inked a long-term distribution deal with Publix Super Markets Inc. for branded and generic pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter products. The agreement also enables Publix’s more than 980 pharmacies across the Southeast to expand patient access to specialty medications. “Publix continues to push the boundaries of how our pharmacy business

AmerisourceBergen, Publix ink drug distribution pact

AmerisourceBergen, Publix ink drug distribution pact

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. has entered a long-term distribution deal with food and drug chain Publix Super Markets Inc. that includes branded, generic and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals. AmerisourceBergen said Thursday that the agreement includes direct delivery to Publix’s more than 980 pharmacies across the Southeast as well as its warehouse and central-fill facilities. The

AmerisourceBergen gives Collis bigger role

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. announced last month that Steve Collis, the company’s chief executive officer, will succeed company chairman Richard Gozon next year. The company has also adopted measures to make it easier for certain shareholders to nominate directors to the board. Collis will take on the chairman role following Gozon’s retirement at

Cardinal, AmerisourceBergen name new board members

NEW YORK — Pharmaceutical distributors Cardinal Health Inc. and AmerisourceBergen Corp. this week announced the election of new board members. Cardinal said that Nancy Killefer is slated to join its board as an independent director on Sept. 14. Most recently, she was senior partner of McKinsey & Co. until her retirement in 2013. At McKinsey,

AmerisourceBergen gives Mauch key role

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