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Ateb names former Fred’s exec VP pharmacy execution


RALEIGH, N.C. — Following its recent move into a larger headquarters, Ateb has announced the appointment of a new VP. The company named Shannon Strickland its VP pharmacy execution. Strickland will head up Ateb’s independent sales team and report to the company’s VP sales and marketing, Debbie Sheppard. 


(Click here to read Drug Store News’ feature on Ateb from our September Code Talkers Special Report)


Strickland was most recently managing director of Fred’s Specialty Pharmacy and SVP pharmacy. He began his career at Fred’s as VP pharmacy development, overseeing all managed care contracting, pharmacy marketing, vendor relations, clinical services and medication purchasing and distribution. He has previously held positions at Walmart and Sam’s club, working as director of pharmacy operations for Georgia and Alabama. 


“We are excited to have a dedicated executive with years of retail and industry experience so we can continue to implement measurable solutions and provide strategic support for our pharmacy partners,” Sheppard said. 



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