VALLEY FORGE, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May. 16, 2013– AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE: ABC) today announced that Lon R. Greenberg, 62, has been elected to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Greenberg fills the vacancy created by Charles H. Cotros’s retirement from the Board in February 2013. Mr. Greenberg also joined the Audit and Corporate Responsibility Committee and Finance Committee of the Board. AmerisourceBergen Corporation’sBoard of Directors is currently comprised of 10 directors.
Mr. Greenberg served as the Chief Executive Officer of UGI Corporation from 1995 until his retirement on April 1, 2013. Mr. Greenberg continues to serve as the Chairman of UGI’s Board of Directors, a position he has held since 1996. He joined UGI in 1980 and held a number of senior management and executive positions throughout his career with UGI, including Senior Vice President, Legal and Corporate Development, and President of UGI.
“Lon’s extensive business experience, strategic vision and extraordinary commitment and dedication to our community will make Lon a great asset to the AmerisourceBergen Board,” said Richard C. Gozon, Chairman of the Board of AmerisourceBergen.
“I am thrilled to have an executive of Lon’s caliber and talent join our Board of Directors. I am certain that Lon will make significant contributions to the Board as we work together to foster the continued success of AmerisourceBergen,” addedSteven H. Collis, President and Chief Executive Officer of AmerisourceBergen.
In addition to serving as the Chairman of the Board of UGI Corporation, Mr. Greenberg is a director of Aqua America, Inc.and Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Mr. Greenberg also is a member of the Board of Trustees of Temple University, the Board of Directors of Temple University Health System, and the Board of Directors of Fox Chase Cancer Center. Furthermore, he currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.
AmerisourceBergen is one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical services companies serving the United States, Canadaand selected global markets. Servicing both healthcare providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers in the pharmaceutical supply channel, the Company provides drug distribution and related services designed to reduce costs and improve patient outcomes. AmerisourceBergen’s service solutions range from niche premium logistics and pharmaceutical packaging to reimbursement and pharmaceutical consulting services. With over $80 billion in annualized revenue, AmerisourceBergen is headquartered in Valley Forge, PA, and employs approximately 13,000 people. AmerisourceBergen is ranked #32 on the Fortune 500 list. For more information, go to www.amerisourcebergen.com.