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Chris Lane

NACDS members stay engaged

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Chris Lane took the gavel as the newly elected chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores last month with a call to collective action on the challenges facing ­pharmacists. “Whether you are a chain or associate member, your active engagement in supporting and promoting our Access Agenda and legislative

New NACDS chairman emphasizes ‘entire industry’

New NACDS chairman emphasizes ‘entire industry’

PALM BEACH, Fla. – Newly elected National Association of Chain Drug Stores chairman Chris Lane Tuesday affirmed NACDS’ commitment to “supporting all dimensions of today’s retail pharmacy,” declaring that “it’s an approach that makes NACDS — more than a trade association — an essential partner in our industry.” Lane, executive vice president of Wakefern Food Corp./ShopRite, delivered his

NACDS announces 2019-2020 officers, board members

NACDS announces 2019-2020 officers, board members

PALM BEACH, Fla. – During the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Annual Meeting, NACDS named new officers, one new executive committee member and seven newly elected board of directors members for the coming year. Additionally, the Association re-elected seven board of directors members whose terms were expiring. Chris Lane, executive vice president of

H-E-B honored with political pharmacy award at TSE

H-E-B honored with political pharmacy award at TSE

DENVER — H-E-B was honored for its political engagement during the Political Involvement Reception at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Total Store Expo on Saturday, August 25. NACDS past chairman Martin Otto, H-E-B’s chief operating officer, accepted the 2018 “Politically Engaged Pharmacy Award,” or PEP Award, on behalf of the company, in recognition of

NACDS names new officers, board members

NACDS names new officers, board members

PALM BEACH, Fla. –  The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has elected new officers, and executive committee and board  members for the coming year. The appointments were announced at the NACDS Annual Meeting. Mark Panzer, senior vice president of pharmacy, health and wellness at Albertsons Cos., was named chairman of NACDS. He succeeds Alex Gourlay, co-chief operating

Wakefern names Chris Lane as exec vice president

Wakefern names Chris Lane as exec vice president

KEASBEY, N.J. — Wakefern Food Corp. has promoted Chris Lane, senior vice president of product divisions, to executive vice president of the company. Lane, a 13-year veteran of Wakefern, will guide day-to-day operations and strategy planning. Wakefern comprises 50 member companies that own and operate supermarkets under the ShopRite, The Fresh Grocer, PriceRite and Dearborn