Business Program I
Hear from the NACDS leadership about industry issues and NACDS activities on your behalf. You can also look forward to expert presentations on current business and political issues.
Lisa Paley is General Manager, U.S. and Puerto Rico for GSK Consumer Healthcare, currently the largest Consumer Healthcare company in the world. She is responsible for brand management, customer and expert sales, innovation, E-Commerce, and digital growth platforms across numerous health and wellness categories, encompassing brands such as Advil, Centrum, ChapStick, Emergen-C, Flonase, paradontax, Polident, Poligrip, Robitussin, Sensodyne, Theraflu and Tums.
Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, has served as president and CEO of NACDS since 2007. He represents and is the chief spokesman for an industry that has annual sales of more than $1 trillion, employs nearly 3.3 million individuals, and works with suppliers and other partners to help meet the health, wellness and daily needs of patients and consumers across America.
Chris Lane is the Executive Vice President for Wakefern Food Corp., the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States. He joined Wakefern in 2003 as Vice President of Pharmacy and added Health and Beauty Care (HBC) to his responsibilities in 2005. In 2008, he was promoted to Vice President, Grocery, Direct Store Delivery and Commercial Bakery.
Presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Jon Meacham is one of America's most prominent public intellectuals. A contributor to TIME and The New York Times Book Review, Meacham is a highly sought-after commentator, regularly appearing on CNN and MSNBC.
We are a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. We have 3 global businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines, and consumer healthcare products. Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and help define our culture – so that together we can deliver extraordinary things for our patients and consumers and make GSK a brilliant place to work.