Bob Dries Named SVP Financial Operations, Long-Term Care Group at Omnicare
CINCINNATI, December 19, 2012 - Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE: OCR) today announced Bob Dries has been appointed Senior Vice President Financial Operations, Long-Term Care Group.
Mr. Dries will have broad-based financial and operating responsibility for Omnicare's Long-Term Care business. He will report directly to Nitin Sahney, Omnicare's President and Chief Operating Officer.
"We are delighted to welcome Bob into this important role at Omnicare," said Sahney. "With his extensive background as a results-oriented finance leader, we are confident he will help us to increase the level of operating discipline across our long-term care business. Bob will be an integral part of our efforts to accelerate our multi-phased operating plan."
Mr. Dries has been working at Omnicare in roles of increasing responsibility since 1996 and brings an extensive experience within pharmaceutical services into his new role. Most recently, Mr. Dries served as Senior Vice President of the Operations Finance Group after having served as Vice President and Group Executive of the Operations Finance Group from 2005 to 2010. He previously served as Vice President of Internal Audit from 1999 to 2005 and Director of Internal Audit from 1996 to 1999. Prior to working at Omnicare, Mr. Dries held various positions at KPMG Peat Marwick. Mr. Dries received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, with a major in Finance, from the University of Kentucky. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Omnicare, Inc., a Fortune 400 company based in Cincinnati, Ohio, provides comprehensive pharmaceutical services to patients and providers across North America. As the market-leader in professional pharmacy, related consulting and data management services for skilled nursing, assisted living and other chronic care institutions, Omnicare leverages its unparalleled clinical insight into the geriatric market along with some of the industry's most innovative technological capabilities to the benefit of its long-term care customers. Omnicare also provides key commercialization services for the bio-pharmaceutical industry and end-of-life disease management through its Specialty Care Group. For more information, visit www.omnicare.com.
Patrick C. Lee
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