NACDS elects new executive

August 27, 2009

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) announced recently that Duncan Mac Naughton, executive vice president of merchandising and marketing for SUPERVALU, has ben elected to the NACDS board of directors.

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) announced recently that Duncan Mac Naughton, executive vice president of merchandising and marketing for SUPERVALU, was elected to the NACDS board of directors, effective Aug. 14.

Mac Naughton will fill the position vacated by Kevin Tripp, who recently retired as executive vice president of SUPERVALU’s Midwest retail division. Mac Naughton will serve the remainder of the 2009-2010 term, which ends April 2010, when the annual board of directors' elections are held at the NACDS annual meeting.

Mac Naughton has had a career of service within the supermarket industry. He has served on SUPERVALU’s executive team since joining the company in 2006 upon its acquisition of Albertsons, where Mac Naughton had served as executive vice president of merchandising. Before his tenure at Albertsons, he served in key leadership roles at H-E-B and Kraft Foods.

“We are pleased to welcome Duncan to the NACDS Board of Directors,” said NACDS President and CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE. “NACDS’ diverse membership is well represented by the NACDS board of directors. Duncan brings leadership and expertise on behalf of the supermarket segment, and we look forward to working together to advance pharmacy as the face of neighborhood healthcare and to add value to NACDS’ engagement in front-end activities.”