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AmerisourceBergen creates nonprofit foundation

AmerisourceBergen creates nonprofit foundation

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen Corp. has launched the AmerisourceBergen Foundation, a nonprofit charitable organization that provides grants to health- and pharmaceutical-related causes and educational opportunities. The drug distributor said Thursday that the AmerisourceBergen Foundation focuses on health and wellness initiatives that improve patient outcomes, including pharmaceutical accessibility programs, pharmaceutical adherence programs and health improvement research.

Barra joins AmerisourceBergen board

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.