Drug distributor AmerisourceBergen names new finance chief

Drug distributor AmerisourceBergen reports its finance chief Tim Guttman will retire in November and will be succeeded by Executive Vice President James Cleary. Guttman has served as the company’s chief financial officer since May 2012.

Drug distributor AmerisourceBergen reports its finance chief Tim Guttman will retire in November and will be succeeded by Executive Vice President James Cleary. Guttman has served as the company’s chief financial officer since May 2012. He will continue to serve as an adviser further into fiscal 2019 to ensure a smooth transition, the company says. Cleary was most recently group president, global commercialization services, and animal health at AmerisourceBergen. He joined the drug wholesaler in February 2015 following its acquisition of MWI Veterinary Supply, where he served as finance chief for over a decade and oversaw the company’s public listing.