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By Fiona BARRY
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Pharmaceutical distributor AmerisourceBergen has a new board member in Ornella Barra, Executive VP of Wallgreens Boots Alliance and CEO of Global Wholesale and International Retail of Alliance Healthcare.
A board vacancy was created following the resignation of Gregory Wasson on January 9.
Walgreens Boots Alliance has the right to pick a director for the AmerisourceBergen board as part of a strategic relationship with the company.
“We are very pleased to have Ornella join the AmerisourceBergen Board of Directors,” said Richard Gozon, company Chairman. “Her extensive experience in wholesale pharmaceutical distribution and international health and pharmaceutical retail industries and strategic insight will be an asset to our Board, particularly as we continue to grow our global operations. Ms. Barra also provides a valuable perspective on our strategic relationship and collaboration with Walgreens Boots Alliance.”