Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Promotes Dr. Atheer Kaddis to Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Jul 10, 2012, 15:49 ET from Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy

FLINT, Mich., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, the nation's largest, privately owned specialty pharmacy, announced today that Dr. Atheer A. Kaddis has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  He reports directly to Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy's President, Gary Kadlec

"Atheer is a seasoned professional who has a deep understanding of specialty pharmacy," said Kadlec. "In this new position, Atheer will bring our Sales, Marketing, Business Development, and Trade Relations under one authority to allow an agile and seamless response to all of the needs of Diplomat's clients and stakeholders."

Dr. Kaddis said, "Coordination of our strategies within core areas of our business will allow Diplomat to become an even stronger company, exceeding the expectations of our current and future customers and partners."

Prior to his promotion, Dr. Kaddis served as Diplomat's Sr. Vice President of Managed Markets and Clinical Services.  Before coming to Diplomat, Dr. Kaddis was Director of Pharmacy Services Clinical for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan with responsibilities including formulary development, clinical program development, utilization management programs, specialty pharmacy programs, and pay for performance programs.

Dr. Kaddis is a graduate of the Doctor of Pharmacy program at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. 

About Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy

Michigan-based Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, founded in 1975, serves patients nationwide as the country's largest privately held Specialty Pharmacy and focuses on complete medication management programs for patients with serious and chronic conditions. Diplomat's business model creates unique partnerships around both distribution and services with all industry stakeholders including physicians, patients, group purchasing organizations, hospital systems, retail chains and managed markets, always focused on improving adherence and the patient experience.

Learn more about Keeping Patients Healthier...Longer at www.diplomatpharmacy.com;

Contact:
Dan Roelofs, 616-808-3232, droelofs@diplomatpharmacy.com

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