– USA, PA – AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE:ABC) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected D. Mark Durcan, 54, to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Durcan fills the vacancy created by Edward E. Hagenlocker’s retirement at the annual meeting of stockholders on March 5, 2015.
Mr. Durcan is currently the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Micron Technology, Inc., a global leader in advanced semiconductor systems. Mr. Durcan, a 30-year veteran of Micron, has served as Chief Executive Officer and a director since February 2012. He served as President from June 2007 until February 2012, during which time he continued in his role as Chief Operating Officer, a position he assumed in February 2006. He served as Chief Technology Officer from June 1997 to February 2006. Before his appointment as Chief Technology Officer, he held various other positions with Micron and its subsidiaries.
During Mr. Durcan’s tenure as Chief Executive Officer, Micron has become one of the largest chip makers in the world. Under his leadership, Micron has driven its next-generation technologies to market and expanded its global presence and capabilities, developing and maintaining long-standing partnerships with industry leaders, such as Intel, and completing strategic acquisitions all over the world.
Mr. Durcan currently serves on the Board of Directors of Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd., the Semiconductor Industry Association Board and the Tech CEO Council. He is the Chairman of the Micron Technology Foundation, Inc., which was formed to advance science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and support civic and charitable institutions in the communities in which Micron employees live and work. Mr. Durcan previously served on the board of MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc.
“Mark’s understanding of international markets and his experience managing global manufacturing, procurement and supply chain activities combined with his expertise in technology make him an excellent addition to our Board,” said Richard C. Gozon, Chairman of the Board of AmerisourceBergen.
Added Steven H. Collis, President and Chief Executive Officer of AmerisourceBergen, “Mark is recognized for his strategic vision and focus on technology innovation to drive growth in a highly competitive industry, as well as his success and personal commitment to fostering international partnerships and joint ventures to expand the footprint of a U.S.-based business in key markets all over the world. Mark’s insights will be invaluable as we pursue our long-range plans to increase our international presence and invest in technology to enhance supply chain efficiency and security.”
Mr. Durcan earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering from Rice University.
AmerisourceBergen is one of the largest global pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services companies, helping both healthcare providers and pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers improve patient access to products and enhance patient care. With services ranging from drug distribution and niche premium logistics to reimbursement and pharmaceutical consulting services, AmerisourceBergen delivers innovative programs and solutions across the pharmaceutical supply channel in human and animal health. With over $120 billion in annual revenue, AmerisourceBergen is headquartered in Valley Forge, PA, and employs approximately 16,000 people.
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