Parata appoints new CEO, CFO

DURHAM, N.C. Two executives at pharmacy automation company Parata Systems will be promoted at the beginning of next month, the company said.

Parata announced the promotion of Tom Rhoads to CEO and D.J. Dougherty to CFO, effective Oct. 1. They respectively replace current CEO and CFO Jess Eberdt and Doug Townsend, the company’s cofounders.

Rhoads has worked for Parata since 2004, having previously served as EVP marketing, national accounts, sales and product service, while Dougherty began at the company in 2003, most recently serving as EVP finance and operations.


“Tom has distinguished himself with a bold and creative vision, strategic market insights and a relentless focus on metrics,” Eberdt said. “D.J. consistently applies his tremendous financial expertise to enhance the company’s performance across many functional areas of the business.”



Eberdt and Townsend will move out of day-to-day management of the company, but will remain active on its board of directors, the company said.


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