By Matt Skoufalos
Effective January 1, 2018, Cardinal Health of Dublin, Ohio will promote CFO Mike Kaufmann to CEO, succeeding chairman and CEO George Barrett. Lead independent director Gregory Kenny will assume the role of non-executive chairman. Medical segment SVP and CFO Jorge Gomez will succeed Kaufmann as company CFO and treasurer and controller.
Mike Kaufmann and George Barrett
MORE Health of Foster City, California added Jeffrey Lasker as Chief Physician Officer. Lasker was the founding president and chairman of Affiliated Pediatric Practices (APP), a group of 14 independently owned, community pediatric practices in Boston, Massachusetts.
FastMed Urgent Care of Phoenix, Arizona has added Webster F. Golinkin as its new CEO. Golinkin most recently was CEO of RediClinic, which he co-founded in 2005; he has been CEO of Health Dialog and a member of Rite Aid’s senior management team. Golinkin also co-founded the Convenient Care Association and served multiple times as its president.
Webster F. Golinkin
AlloSource of Centennial, Colorado has named Bob Lay its COO. Lay has had a 20-year business career, and was most recently AlloSource’s director of cost accounting and VP of Operations.
Bracket of Wayne, Pennsylvania named Christopher Crucitti as Chief Commercial Officer. Crucitti joins Bracket from Science Exchange; he was also EVP of Global Business Development at Worldwide Clinical Trials Inc. and has held senior roles at InVentiv Health Clinical and i3 Research.
Maxor National Pharmacy Services of Amarillo, Texas named Joe Ellison SVP of Human Resources. Ellison’s 20-year career includes having led nationwide HR teams in PBM, specialty pharmacy, and disease care management.
SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening) has added three new members to its nine-member Board of Directors: Emilio Diez Monedero, Chief Scientific Officer, ATLAS Molecular Pharma & Drug Discovery Consultant, Madrid, Spain; Peter Brian Simpson, Chief Scientific Officer, Medicines Discovery Catapult, Alderley Park, UK; and Severine Tamas-Lhoustau, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Novoptim, Montigny le Bretonneux, France. The trio replaces Scott Atkin, IOI Partners; Michele Cleary, The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research; and Susan M. Lunte, Ralph N. Adams Institute for Bioanalytical Chemistry at the University of Kansas.
Citizens Rx of Oak Park, Illinois added EVP of Business Development Bill Barre. Barre has spent the last 30 years as an executive in retail pharmacy and the pharmacy benefit management. He was most recently President-CEO of 123PurpleAlligator, is a registered pharmacist, and currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the National Council of Prescription Drug Programs.