NACDS foundation announces new president

July 1, 2009

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation has announced that Edith A. Rosato, RPh, IOM, was elected president.

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation has announced that Edith A. Rosato, RPh, IOM, was elected president. Rosato will oversee NACDS Foundation initiatives, including scholarships for pharmacy students and research related to pharmacy and patient care in the public interest.

Rosato also serves on the staff of NACDS as senior vice president of pharmacy affairs. Rosato succeeds Philip L. Schneider, who retired from the NACDS Foundation and from NACDS earlier this year.

The announcement comes in the week following Rosato’s graduation from the prestigious Institute for Organization Management, a nonprofit leadership training program at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, affiliated with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Rosato brings more than 25 years of experience and leadership in the pharmacy profession and pharmaceutical industry. Before joining NACDS in 2000, Rosato held senior positions at what was then Wyeth-Ayerst Pharmaceuticals, where she was responsible for the development of corporate sales and product-distribution strategies as well as customer marketing programs for the managed markets division.