President & CEO, National Association of Chain Drug Stores
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.
Executive Vice President, Wakefern Food Corp./ShopRite, and NACDS Chairman of the Board
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.
On February 1, 2013, John Forbes Kerry was sworn in as the 68th Secretary of State of the United States, becoming the first sitting Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman to serve as Secretary in over a century. Kerry drew from this experience to provide the State Department with global stewardship on issues ranging from nuclear nonproliferation to radical extremists, to humanitarian challenges and the rising threat of climate change.