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EPIC Pharmacies CEO to Retire in December

COCKEYSVILLE, Md.—Angelo Voxakis, P.D., recently announced his retirement after 16 years as president and CEO of EPIC Pharmacies, Inc., a national network of independently owned pharmacies, effective December 31. An executive search committee has been formed.

“On behalf of the board and everyone at EPIC Pharmacies, I thank Angelo for providing the tremendous leadership and direction that has guided the company to great growth and success,” says Jeff Sherr, P.D., vice president of the EPIC Pharmacies board of directors and president of Apple Discount Drugs.

EPIC Pharmacies has grown from 300 member pharmacies to 1,500 since Voxakis joined the co-op. Membership in EPIC Pharmacy Network, Inc., which provides centralized contracting services, has grown from 280 to 2,200 stores.

Voxakis joined EPIC Pharmacies in 1999 as a licensed pharmacist and independent pharmacy owner. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Voxakis has served on the Maryland Board of Pharmacy Medication Errors Committee, the Baltimore Metropolitan Pharmacists Association board of directors, and the Maryland Retailers Association board of directors. He is a recipient of the Amerisource Family Pharmacy Award, the Seidman Distinguished Achievement Award, the Bowl of Hygeia Award, and the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy’s Key to Pharmacy Hall and Dean’s Hall of Fame for Distinguished Community Pharmacists.


About EPIC Pharmacies, Inc.: Formed in 1982 and headquartered in Maryland, EPIC Pharmacies is a not-for-profit buying group of hundreds of independently owned pharmacies across the country. It offers a full range of programs and services while returning its net revenues to its members throughout the year, including a year-end distribution.

EPIC Pharmacies is a true co-op of community pharmacies dedicated to personal, quality service and competitive prices. By providing its members with group buying power, provider networks, and managed care solutions essential to delivering quality patient care, EPIC Pharmacies remains committed to helping independent pharmacies thrive in today’s chain-saturated marketplace.

For more information about EPIC Pharmacies, visit www.epicrx.com.