WASHINGTON — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association recently named GlaxoSmithKline veteran Janet Carter-Smith chair of the CHPA Retailer Liaison Steering Committee effective Jan. 1. Carter-Smith is the third chair of this committee, succeeding David Howenstine, VP customer and industry development at Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, whose term ended at the end of the year.
“CHPA is fortunate to have such high-caliber company executives willing to take leadership positions on our committees,” stated Scott Melville, CHPA president. “[Carter-Smith] is just such an individual, and the association and the over-the-counter medicine and nutritional supplement industries we serve are privileged to have her at the helm of this important committee.”
The mission of the RLSC is to foster positive relationships with retailers and their related industry associations on issues of importance to CHPA members. RLSC also helps identify retail trends impacting consumer healthcare products as a platform for overall industry growth.