EKR Therapeutics names John Bailye executive chairman
BEDMINSTER, N.J. A privately held specialty pharmaceutical company announced that the founder and former chairman of Dendrite International has joined its company.
EKR Therapeutics said John Bailye has been elected to its board of directors as executive chairman.
“John Bailye is a forward thinker who possesses exceptional knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, and we are all very pleased to welcome John to the Board and the EKR management team,” EKR co-founder and CEO Howard Weisman.
In other news, Weisman will now also actively serve as president; thereby, focusing greater corporate resources on the day-to-day operations of the company’s rapidly expanding business.
A&P program offers online pharmacy services
MONTVALE, N.J. A&P announced on Tuesday that its Live Better! Wellness program now provides online pharmacy services.
“We are proud to introduce this innovative new benefit, which will make filling prescriptions more convenient than ever before. It is just another way we are helping our customers maintain their health by offering improved access to prescription drugs,” stated Carol DiNicolantonio, senior director of pharmacy for A&P.
Prescriptions are processed, filled and distributed from this “home delivery only” pharmacy located in Old Tappan, N.J.
The Live Better! Pharmacy provides such services as prescriptions filled by pharmacists, access to pharmacists seven days a week, easy prescription transfers and prescriptions delivered to the patient?s door.
Annual GMDC conference highlights future of health, beauty and wellness initiatives
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. The Global Market Development Center is kicking off its 39th annual Health Beauty Wellness Marketing Conference this week in Orlando, Fla., extensively focusing on the health, beauty and wellness initiatives across the entire retail store.
GMDC has invited and colocated the conference with the Food Marketing Institute Supermarket Pharmacy Conference. The two conferences offer members of both associations an opportunity to develop strategies and tactics to capitalize on the emerging health and wellness opportunities at retail.
GMDC and FMI members have the opportunity to participate in sessions where retailers, suppliers and service companies will meet to discuss strategic initiatives across all departments of retail and wholesale members.
Additionally, the conference will feature roundtable discussions, focusing on the future of health, beauty and wellness along with the industry’s emerging topics and issues.
“We have created a meeting agenda that maintains the identities of the two individual events while creating a forum for collaborative business meetings and education. In Orlando this week, supplier and service companies are joining executives from the health, wellness, beauty, pharmacy and center store departments of wholesale and retail members to work together on developing the categories essential for presenting a health and wellness shopping experience that meets the needs of today’s consumer”, said David McConnell, GMDC president and CEO.