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H. D. Smith names IT vet David Guzmán chief information officer

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — H. D. Smith on Monday appointed David Guzmán as chief information officer.

“Health information technology is critical to community health care and essential to any retail or institutional setting, providing the innovative tools that allow pharmacists to ensure a medicine is on hand and costs are closely watched,” H. D. Smith chairman and CEO Dale Smith said.  “David has shown exceptional sensitivity to making technology work for customers and will help H. D. Smith apply inventive thinking to tools that improve competitive service to community pharmacies and health systems nationally.”

In his new role, Guzmán will be responsible for developing and implementing information technology initiatives to enhance the customer experience, as well as to advance H. D. Smith’s supply-chain and cost-management systems.

Guzmán is an information technology veteran with nearly 30 years of service at Fortune 500 companies in finance, retail, consumer product and health service industries. He joins H. D. Smith from Axciom, an information-service providers, where he was chief information and technology officer.

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