AmerisourceBergen announces new organizational structure
AmerisourceBergen announced a new organizational structure designed to further align the organization to its customer needs in a more seamless and unified way, while supporting corporate strategy and accelerating growth. The Company's customer-facing offerings will now be aligned under two groups: Pharmaceutical Distribution and Strategic Global Sourcing - Will be led by Group President Robert P. Mauch, Pharm.D., Ph.D., and includes the Company's services to retail chain and independent pharmacies, health systems, physician practices and alternate care sites as well as AmerisourceBergen's sourcing, repackaging and specialty pharmacy capabilities. Peyton Howell will assume a new role as President, Health Systems, Physician Practices and Strategic Health Solutions. Global Commercialization Services and Animal Health - Will be led by Group President James F. Cleary, Jr., and includes the Company's solutions for product commercialization and patient access, as well as international development and animal health. For financial reporting purposes, AmerisourceBergen operations will continue to be comprised of the Pharmaceutical Distribution Services reportable segment and Other. AmerisourceBergen has also formed a new management committee to enable quicker, cross-functional decision-making. This senior executive group includes: Steven H. Collis, Chairman, President and CEO; John G. Chou, Chief Legal and Business Officer, who will now have responsibility for legal and regulatory affairs along with strategy, innovation and business development led by Sun Park, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, as well as information technology led by Dale Danilewitz, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer; Gina K. Clark, Chief Communications and Administration Officer, who will now have responsibility for marketing and communication and corporate citizenship and sustainability along with human resources led by Kathy H. Gaddes, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, government affairs led by Rita Norton, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Public Policy; James F. Cleary, Jr., Group President, Global Commercialization Services and Animal Health; Tim G. Guttman, CFO; Robert P. Mauch, Group President, Pharmaceutical Distribution and Strategic Global Sourcing.