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NACDS Installs New Officers

April 22, 2013

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Monday elected new officers for the 2013-14 campaign, with Bob Narveson of Thrify White Pharmacy elected as the chairman of the board.

Narveson takes over for Walgreens’ Greg Wasson. Rite Aid CEO John Standley was named vice chairman and Navarro Discount Pharmacies CEO Juan Ortiz was elected treasurer.

“We are pleased to welcome Bob Narveson as NACDS chairman of the Board of Directors,” NACDS CEO Steve Anderson said in a news release.  “Serving as a board officer and chairman of the NACDS Political Action Committee, Bob has displayed an incredible commitment to community pharmacy and NACDS.  We look forward to working with him in his new role as chairman of the Board in the coming year.”

In addition, the NACDS Board elected Walmart’s Dr. John Agwunobi and Ortiz as new Executive Committee members. 
Four new members of the board of directors also were elected: Hy-Vee CEO Randy Edeker, Rite Aid Chief Operating Officer Ken Martindale, HEB Chief Financial Officer Martin Otto, and Dijuana Lewis, senior vice president of health care solutions for the Health and Wellness Division of Wal-Mart.