eRX Network brings Maaraba aboard from PharmaSmart

Change Healthcare company eRx Network is adding to its team. The Forth Worth, Texas-based pharmacy claims switching and e-prescription routing company has named Ashton Maaraba its new senior vice president of products and partnerships, effective immediately.

In his new role, Maaraba — most recently COO at health kiosk company PharmaSmart — will oversee eRx Network’s product team and oversee product design, innovation and development. He also will supervise account management for eRx Network’s partners, including retailers, technology vendors and pharmaceutical vendors.

“I look forward to collaborating closely with Ashton, as we leverage his deep industry knowledge and skills in leading our expert product and account management teams, while growing our product offerings and further strengthening our highly valued partner relationships,” eRx Network senior vice president of sales Richard Brook said.

Maaraba’s experie3nce with pharmacy services, pharmaceuticals and medical devices spans roughly 20 years. At PharmaSmart, where he held various roles since 2008, he held a role overseeing its business development, brand management and corporate operations. He had previously held leadership positions at FlavoRx and worked as a part of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ advisory council and planning committee, as well as at Neighbourhood Pharmacies in Canada.

“I am thrilled to join eRx Network, which boasts an award-winning team of experts, demonstrated product integrity, and credible thought leadership in the pharmacy services industry. eRx Network continues to implement and advance new standards within the claims switching and prescription routing marketplace,” Maaraba said. “eRx Network combines state-of the-art and trusted technology with a commitment to modernizing its existing networks and unlocking hidden value in its core product offerings and data assets.”