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NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson

Dr. Mark Esper to address 2022 NACDS Annual Meeting

Dr. Mark Esper to address 2022 NACDS Annual Meeting

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS)  announced Wednesday that Dr. Mark Esper – the 27th U.S. Secretary of Defense – will speak during the Business Program on Tuesday, April 26, at the 2022 NACDS Annual Meeting, which will be hosted April 23-26 in Palm Beach, FL.   Sworn in as

Retail health’s future in focus at Total Store Expo

Retail health’s future in focus at Total Store Expo

ARLINGTON, Va.– The National Association of Chain Drug Stores chair Colleen Lindholz and NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson opened the virtual 2021 NACDS Total Store Expo (TSE) on Monday looking at the challenges the industry continues to face.  Lindholz emphasized interdisciplinary and collaborative approach to retail health and wellness while Anderson described NACDS’ constant

NACDS promotes Sara Roszak to SVP role

NACDS promotes Sara Roszak to SVP role

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has promoted Sara Roszak to senior vice president, health and wellness strategy and policy. The move builds on her tenure of demonstrated leadership at  (NACDS) and a career that includes expansive roles in associations, government and the public health sector. Roszak was also elected president

NACDS sets officers, board and executive committee

NACDS sets officers, board and executive committee

ARLINGTON Va.— During the virtual 2021 NACDS Annual Meeting, NACDS elected new officers, one new Executive Committee member and four newly elected Board of Directors members for the coming year. NACDS also re-elected three Board of Directors members whose terms were expiring.   Colleen Lindholz, president, Kroger Health, The Kroger Co., will serve as the new

NACDS lauds legislation to update consumer protection

NACDS lauds legislation to update consumer protection

WASHINGTON – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores hailed the introduction of legislation that promises to increase transparency and accountability for e-commerce marketplaces and protects consumers from illicit online products and fraud. The INFORM Consumers Act (S. 936) was introduced on Tuesday, March 23, by Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Mazie Hirono

NACDS gives new roles to Krese, Boutte and Jaeger

NACDS gives new roles to Krese, Boutte and Jaeger

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) has announced new roles for three of its top executives, as the organization works to advance its pro-patient and pro-pharmacy agenda. “NACDS members perform amazing service for people and communities, as the pandemic has shown vividly,” NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson said. “Patients

NACDS applauds Biden Administration move on vaccines

NACDS applauds Biden Administration move on vaccines

ARLINGTON, Va. – National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) President and CEO Steven Anderson issued the following statement following the Biden Administration’s launch today of the Federal Pharmacy Partnership Program.   “Today’s announcement is another crucial step forward to helping Americans get back to all we need and love – and we look forward

NACDS, NGA welcome Biden’s COVID-19 plan

NACDS, NGA welcome Biden’s COVID-19 plan

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Grocers Association both applauded President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 plan, which calls for leveraging community pharmacists in an effort to speed the vaccination of more Americans. Biden announced his administration’s “National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness” on Thursday. “President Biden’s plan demonstrates