Retail panelists announced for 17th annual DSN Industry Issues


Drug Store News has announced a top-notch lineup of retail executives slated to participate in the 17th annual DSN Industry Issues conference, on Dec. 3 at Manhattan’s historic New York Athletic Club.

The full-day, thought leadership and networking event, features three panel discussions focused on the trends, challenges and opportunities that are influencing critical business decisions in pharmacy and the front-end of the store.

This year’s panelists include:

Industry Issues Summit: George Coleman, CVS/pharmacy; Jill Turner-Mitchael, Sam’s Club; Robert Tompkins, Walgreens; Bill Bergin, Rite Aid; Annie Walker, Walmart; Chris Skyers, Wakefern Food Corp.; and Maryann Herskowitz, Family Dollar.

Health, Wellness & Technology Summit: Josh Flum, CVS Health; Rick Gates, Walgreens; Jocelyn Konrad, Rite Aid; Tim Weippert, Thrifty White; Philecia Avery, Kroger; Craig Norman, H-E-B; and Brandon Worth, Walmart.

Chronic Care & Retail Health Roundtable: Dan Miller, Rite Aid; Michael Wolf, Walgreens; John Carlo, Wegmans; Michael Mastromonica, Costco; Leon Nevers, H-E-B; Kristin Williams, Hy-Vee; Mark Doerr, Giant Eagle; and Tony Willoughby, Health Mart.

DSN Industry Issues Summit, now in its 17th year, is part of DSN’s commitment to provide timely, topical and engaging industry events where industry leaders both on the retailer and supplier side of the business come together to discuss co-creation strategies and partnership opportunities to help set the agenda for the upcoming year,” said Drug Store News group publisher Wayne Bennett.

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