CAPDM Welcomes New Board Members

CAPDM Welcomes New Board Members

The Canadian Association for Pharmacy Distribution Management (CAPDM) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors...

"I am excited to welcome three passionate senior executives whose experience and skills complement the strengths of our board," says Chair, John Targett. Erik, David and Theresa each bring a deep knowledge of healthcare and healthcare systems to our association. Their support will be invaluable as we continue the work of protecting the sustainability of Canada’s world-class pharmacy supply chain."

Erik Prieditis, Vice President, Commercial Operations, Bayer Canada. 

A key a member of the Bayer Pharmaceutical Leadership Team, Erik holds responsibilities in; trade relations, sales operations, customer insights & analytics, and sales force development.

David Simmonds, Senior Vice-President, Communications and Public Affairs, McKesson Canada

David leads communications, external affairs, media relations, government relations, event marketing, and strategic partnerships for McKesson’s business units in Canada.

CAPDM welcomed Theresa Firestone to its board in January 2018:

Theresa Firestone, Senior Vice President, Healthcare Businesses, Shoppers Drug Mart.

Theresa is a seasoned corporate director and senior executive with experience in pharmaceuticals, healthcare, retail, and government, with global restructuring expertise.

Since 1964, CAPDM has been representing a behind-the-scenes industry that is responsible for the delivery of greater than 95% of all brand and generic pharmaceuticals. CAPDM’s pharmaceutical distributor members reach Canada’s 10,900+ pharmacies, hospitals, and clinics daily, so that every Canadian can count on getting the right medicines, at the right time, in the right place.

For further information, please contact Daniel Chiasson, President & CEO,

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