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Lefaivre Named President of AmerisourceBergen Canada

02/02/09
MONTREAL, Feb 02, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Antoine (Tony) Lefaivre has been named president of AmerisourceBergen Canada Corporation. In his role, Lefaivre will oversee drug distribution, including strategic planning and sales, and technology business operations across Canada.

Lefaivre was the vice president, consulting and strategic development for Brogan, Inc., a healthcare market research company, and previously served as vice president of strategy and business development at McKesson Canada.

Lefaivre is a graduate of the University of Ottawa in Ontario and Concordia University in Montreal.

"Tony's experience in healthcare distribution and his financial expertise will serve him well in this role," noted Denise Shane, senior vice president of operations for Canadian and US distribution at AmerisourceBergen.

AmerisourceBergen Canada operates eight distribution centers and provides pharmaceuticals and related services to independent and chain pharmacies, hospitals and healthcare facilities across Canada. The company strives to set the highest standards in service, reliability, safety and cost containment in the pharmaceutical industry. AmerisourceBergen Canada is headquartered in Montreal.

NOTE: A photo of Lefaivre is available by emailing: nbeger@amerisourcebergen.com

About AmerisourceBergen Canada

AmerisourceBergen Canada Corporation is a subsidiary of AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE: ABC), one of the world's largest pharmaceutical services companies serving the United States, Canada and selected global markets. AmerisourceBergen Canada is dedicated to improving the healthcare market through - pharmaceutical distribution, technology solutions and specialty solutions. https://www.amerisourcebergen.ca

Servicing both pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare providers in the pharmaceutical supply channel, AmerisourceBergen provides drug distribution and related services designed to reduce costs and improve patient outcomes. AmerisourceBergen's service solutions range from pharmacy automation and pharmaceutical packaging to reimbursement and pharmaceutical consulting services. With more than $70 billion in annual revenue, AmerisourceBergen is headquartered in Valley Forge, PA, and employs approximately 10,000 people. AmerisourceBergen is ranked #28 on the Fortune 500 list. For more information, go to www.amerisourcebergen.com.

SOURCE: AmerisourceBergen Canada Corporation

AmerisourceBergen
Nora Beger, 610-727-2384
nbeger@amerisourcebergen.com

Corporate Overview

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..

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