ARLINGTON, Va. Care Pharmacies announced last week that the board has named Gerry Crocker as chief executive officer, succeeding Ed Dillon.
“I am very pleased with the Board’s decision,” said Dillon. “Based on Mr. Crocker’s experiences and relationships in the industry I am confident he will continue the development of existing shareholders, and in his ability to increase our membership.”
Most recently, Crocker served as vice president of Retail and Alternate Care, North East Area for Cardinal Health. Prior to this he held other positions of leadership at Cardinal Health, Nortel and Norstar Telecommunications.
“The Board is impressed with Mr. Crocker’s knowledge of the independent retail pharmacy industry,” said Molly Carr, chair of the board of directors. “We look forward to working with Mr. Crocker to fulfill the strategic vision of Care.”
“Having worked with some of the most successful independent pharmacies across the nation, I recognize how well equipped and unique Care Pharmacies is in our industry,” Crocker said. “Care is perfectly positioned to make huge strides in developing the future of community pharmacies.”