Myers joins previous Owens & Minor Hall of Fame alumni in being honored for exemplary achievements, leadership and performance in the healthcare supply chain industry
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2022--
Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI), a leading global healthcare solutions company, today announced that David R. Myers, Vice President of National Accounts, Owens & Minor, has been elected to the Bellwether League Foundation’s Hall of Fame Class of 2022 for Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership to honor his outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the industry.
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David R. Myers, Vice President of National Accounts, Owens & Minor (Photo: Business Wire)
The Bellwether League Foundation recognized Myers based on his history of challenging industry norms by championing a customer-first philosophy, his successes in driving supply strategies that include all stakeholders and his innovation and leadership in strategic relationships. In his current role with Owens & Minor, Myers continues this approach, helping to drive strategic decisions for healthcare customers that add value and resiliency across the supply chain. Previously, Myers served as the company’s chief procurement officer, during which he developed a new service and partnered with suppliers to source high-quality PPE for customers throughout the pandemic – advancing industry partnership and transparency among customers, GPOs, associations and suppliers.
“We join the Bellwether League Foundation in celebrating Dave for his remarkable contributions and dedication to innovation and collaboration,” said Edward A. Pesicka, President and Chief Executive Officer, Owens & Minor. “His innate talents in bringing industry stakeholders together and success in enhancing value and transparency for our customers continue to have a positive impact on our efforts to drive our mission forward.”
Prior to Owens & Minor, Myers spent 20 years at Seneca Medical, now Concordance Healthcare Solutions, where he held the position of president and chief operating officer. He has been active in the Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) for more than two decades, serving in various capacities on its board of directors, including as a current board member and former chairman, and in 2019 receiving HIDA’s John F. Sasen Leadership Award. In addition, Myers provides supply chain and leadership guidance as a board member for manufacturer Webster Industries and is an established thought leader whose expertise is routinely sought after by higher education institutions and industry associations across the country.
Myers joins several past Owens & Minor alumni in being honored by the Bellwether League Foundation for exemplary achievements, leadership and performance in the healthcare supply chain industry. Previous Owens & Minor honorees include G. Gilmer Minor III, Chair Emeritus and former President and Chief Executive Officer; Henry Berling, former Executive Vice President; Jamie Kowalski, former Vice President; and Mark Van Sumeren, former Senior Vice President.
On Monday, Oct. 3, Myers will join seven other 2022 honorees for induction into the Hall of Fame at the 15th Annual Bellwether League Foundation Induction & Recognition event in Milwaukee.
About Owens & Minor
Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is a Fortune 500 global healthcare solutions company integrating product manufacturing and delivery, home health supply, and perioperative services to support care through the hospital and into the home. Owens & Minor drives visibility, control and efficiency for patients, providers and healthcare professionals across the supply chain with proprietary technology and solutions, an extensive product portfolio, an Americas-based manufacturing footprint for personal protective equipment (PPE) and surgical products, as well as a robust portfolio of products and services for patients managing chronic and acute conditions in the home setting. Operating continuously since 1882 from its headquarters in Richmond, Va., Owens & Minor is a 140-year-old company powered by more than 20,000 global teammates. Learn more at https://www.owens-minor.com, follow @Owens_Minor on Twitter and connect on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/owens-&-minor.
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