SAN DIEGO A provider of automated pharmacy and wellness kiosks has named a retail veteran to its board of directors.
Asteres, maker of ScriptCenter, appointed Kevin Tripp, a former EVP and Midwest division president at Supervalu, to its board. Tripp joined Supervalu the 2006 acquisition of Albertsons, where he served as EVP drug operations and drug store division president, as well as a member of the corporation’s executive council that directed food and drug operations in 37 states. Tripp’s additional prior affiliations included National Association of Chain Drug Stores, as an executive board member, executive committee member and charitable foundation board member. He also served as a board member for the University of Southern Nevada's College of Pharmacy.
“We are excited to have Kevin join our board,” said Mark de Bruin, Asteres CEO. “Kevin’s wealth of retail operations expertise will be of great value to Asteres as ScriptCenter expands in pharmacy and into the front of the store for health and wellness products.”