ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced that Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve System from 2006 to 2014, will address the NACDS Total Store Expo during the morning Business Program on Aug. 24 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston.
“When you think about who’s best to forecast the nation’s economic and business climate, Dr. Bernanke is hands-down the leading authority,” stated NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson. “During his time as chairman of the Federal Reserve, Dr. Bernanke’s financial expertise has led the nation through some of its most challenging financial times, and as our industry continues to evolve and change, we look forward to listening to and learning from his experiences.”
Bernanke served two terms as chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 2006 to 2014. Before his appointment as chairman, Bernanke served as chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. He also served in several other roles within the Federal Reserve System, including a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Currently, Bernanke is a Distinguished Fellow in Residence at the Brookings Institution.