We are pleased to welcome David W. Neu as the Executive Chairman of Ananda Health, the nutraceutical arm of Ecofibre Ltd. (ASX: EOF), Ananda Professional's parent company.
David is the former President of AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation (NYSE: ABC) and Good Neighbor Pharmacy, one of the largest pharmaceutical distribution companies in the world.
As the industry matures, we expect that hemp-derived CBD products will eventually become an integral part of the U.S. and global healthcare system. David will help guide implementation of our strategic vision to be the preferred provider of hemp-derived CBD products to independent pharmacies.
Mr. Neu has served on the board of directors of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), and is the former chairman of the Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA). He is a board member of the People’s Portfolio, a national organization committed to fighting discrimination and human rights. He also serves as chair of the executive committee at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy and is a patient advocate on the PULA (Previously Untreated, Locally Advanced) board for the National Cancer Institute.
Ecofibre CEO Eric Wang stated, “We have a strong belief that full-spectrum hemp-derived CBD products have an important role to play in the future of healthcare. David's strategic understanding of the U.S. healthcare system will ensure that Ananda's range of over-the-counter products are well positioned as the market continues to grow, and that customers are properly advised and have access to safe, high-quality CBD.”
“David is uniquely qualified to help professionalize the CBD industry. Our entire executive team is looking forward to David’s leadership and guidance as Ananda Health builds on its position as the #1 CBD brand for U.S. pharmacies.”
David Neu recently shared, “I couldn’t be more excited to join this fast-growing healthcare organization. Their product expertise, focus on quality and continued innovation are the reason they've quickly become an industry leader in the hemp-derived CBD market. I look forward to helping Ecofibre's Ananda business expand into multiple product categories and related business segments.”
Ecofibre Chairman Barry Lambert stated, “I am very pleased to welcome David to the team. His deep experience and impeccable credentials speak volumes on how advanced Ananda Health is in the US Independent Pharmacy market”
“David is a tremendous leader and passionate philanthropist. His experience and deep connections from over 30 years of executive leadership at AmerisourceBergen will be invaluable to Ananda Health."
Please help us welcome David to the Ananda family!