NACDS honors pharmacy industry leaders

June 15, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores recognized Charles Vance Burnett, JD, BS Pharm, and Stanley F. Barshay with its highest honors at the 2010 annual meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) recognized Charles Vance Burnett, JD, BS Pharm, and Stanley F. Barshay, with its highest honors at the 2010 annual meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

Burnett, senior vice president, pharmacy, Costco, received the Sheldon W. Fantle Lifetime Achievement Award. Barshay, former chairman of Schering-Plough Consumer Health Care Products, was honored with the Robert B. Begley Award.

Established in 1989, the Lifetime Achievement Award was renamed in 1996 in honor of the late Sheldon "Bud" Fantle of People's Drug Stores. The Begley Award, established in 1980, is named in memory of former NACDS Chairman of the Board Robert B. Begley and honors great personal warmth, generous spirit, and long-time service to the industry.