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American Red Cross Elects Steven H. Collis as New Member to National Board of Governors

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American Red Cross Elects Steven H. Collis as New Member to National Board of Governors

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WASHINGTON, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross has elected to its National Board of Governors Steven H. Collis, Chairman, President and CEO of AmerisourceBergen Corporation.

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The Red Cross is led by a Board of Governors with all of the powers of governing and directing, as well as overseeing the management of the business and affairs of the organization. At the Annual Meeting of the Red Cross held on July 19, 2018, delegates from local Red Cross units elected Collis to a three-year term.

"It's my pleasure to welcome Steve Collis to the Red Cross Board of Governors," said Chairman Bonnie McElveen-Hunter. "Steve is an exemplary leader with an impressive knowledge of healthcare, regulated industries and compliance issues as well as complex operations, all of which will be of great value to the American Red Cross which supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood as part of our humanitarian mission."

Steven H. Collis is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of AmerisourceBergen Corporation. He has held various other positions at AmerisourceBergen and its predecessors since 1994. Mr. Collis has extensive business and operating experience in the wholesale pharmaceutical distribution industry, a deep understanding and knowledge of the healthcare distribution and services market and the pharmaceutical distribution business. He is currently a member of the board of directors of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers.

About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

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SOURCE American Red Cross

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