BOSTON — Five awards were presented to industry leaders here this week at the Pharmacy & Technology Conference of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Alexandria, Va., that included generous contributions to the NACDS Foundation from several distinguished companies. Dave Bernauer, retired chairman and CEO of Walgreens, was awarded the Fougera Pharmacy Scholarship Award for his service as chairman of NACDS. The Novo Nordisk Chairman's Award was presented to Bob Dufour, the 2007 Pharmacy & Technology Conference chairman and director of pharmacy, professional services and government affairs for Wal-Mart Stores. Steve Banet, UCB director of trade relations, presented the Schwarz Pharma Leadership in Pharmacy Award to Wayne Roberts, Apotex Corp. director of trade and industry relations, acknowledging his efforts in pharmacy education. Conley, representing Novartis Pharmaceuticals, presented the Novartis Pharmaceutical Alliance Award to Chris Dimos, president of pharmacy operations for Supervalu. Jim Hunter, IMS HEALTH vice president of supplier management, presented the IMS HEALTH Pharmacy Partnership Award to Matt Leonard, senior vice president of pharmacy merchandising at CVS Caremark.
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