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Wedgewood's Board of Directors Awarded 'Private Company Board of the Year' by NACD


Swedesboro, NJ—The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) New Jersey Chapter has recognized Wedgewood Pharmacy’s Board of Directors with the 'Private Company Board of the Year' award for 2024. This acknowledgment shines a spotlight on the board's exceptional governance, especially during the challenging times posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Under the Board’s insightful leadership, Wedgewood successfully navigated the hiring, staffing, and safety challenges in the wake of the pandemic. Their unwavering commitment was pivotal in the review and approval of initiatives that bolstered our People pillar, ensuring our team felt supported and valued during these unprecedented times.

Comprised of experts from diverse fields, our board of directors collaborates closely with CEO, Marcy A. Bliss, to steer Wedgewood's strategic course. Wedgewood’s esteemed board includes:

  • Kevin R. Vasquez, Chairman and Member, ESG Governance Committee; Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Henry Schein Animal Health
  • Marcy A. Bliss, Chief Executive Officer, Wedgewood
  • Peter Berweger, Board Member; Managing Director, Partners Group
  • Sofia Gerard, Member of Management, Private Equity Health & Life
  • David A. Kamenetzky, Board Member; Founder, K4 Investments
  • Dennis Maloney, Board Member; Chief Innovation Officer and Senior Vice President (Retired), Domino’s Pizza
  • Ben Shaw | President, Blue Rabbit

This annual award honors private company boards that have exemplified independence, innovation, and exceptional governance. It particularly underscores boards that have guided their organizations through periods of significant growth or pivotal events.

"It truly is an honor for our board to be recognized in this fashion; however, the entire Wedgewood team shares in this distinction as we have worked very closely together to achieve outstanding results." remarked Board Chairman, Kevin R. Vasquez.

Marcy A. Bliss, CEO of Wedgewood, added, “I’m extremely grateful for the insight, leadership, and support of our board of directors and our partnership with Partners Group. This partnership has enabled the establishment of our board of directors who have been tremendous partners in driving significant improvements in our facilities, increasing products and services for our customers, and improving employment and economic benefits for our dedicated team and the broader community.” 

The NACD remains a beacon of leadership and excellence in New Jersey, continually promoting and recognizing the best in business practices and leadership. The award will be formally presented in a ceremony scheduled for May 6, 2024.

Wedgewood extends their heartfelt thanks to NACD for this acknowledgment and remains committed to upholding the high standards of governance and leadership that this award represents.

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