CAMP HILL, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced today that Tammy Royer, a long-time member of Rite Aid’s pharmacy division and retail pharmacy professional with nearly twenty years of experience, has been promoted to Group Vice President of Managed Care.
“We look forward to further benefitting from her knowledge and expertise and are confident she’ll continue to deliver strong results in her new position as she and her team effectively execute our managed care strategy.”
In her new role, Royer will oversee all aspects of managed care, including contracting, maintaining relationships with managed care organizations, pharmacy benefit managers and third-party payers and developing new strategic partnerships. She will report directly to Chris Hall, Rite Aid Senior Vice President of Pharmacy Services.
“Tammy is a valued member of Rite Aid’s pharmacy team who has made significant contributions across several functional areas of our pharmacy division, helping us grow our business and enhance our customer experience,” said Hall. “We look forward to further benefitting from her knowledge and expertise and are confident she’ll continue to deliver strong results in her new position as she and her team effectively execute our managed care strategy.”
Royer, a licensed pharmacist, joined Rite Aid in 1996 as a pharmacist. She has held a variety of positions with increasing responsibilities in the company’s pharmacy division, in both the field and corporate office, including pharmacy operations, pharmacy technology and pharmacy loss prevention. In 2009, she was appointed to a newly created d position of Vice President of Script Growth Initiatives where she successfully developed and executed initiatives designed to grow Rite Aid’s pharmacy business. Most recently, Tammy served as Vice President of Pharmacy Initiatives and Clinical Services, where she was responsible for the development, implementation and management of new pharmacy business and clinical programs including immunization, medication therapy management and medication adherence.
Tammy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Pittsburgh.
Rite Aid Corporation is one of the nation's leading drugstore chains with more than 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2013 annual revenues of $25.4 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company's website at www.riteaid.com.