H. D. Smith, the largest independent wholesaler in the U.S. and a leading pharmaceutical brand support company, today announced Ross Davison will join the company’s executive leadership team as chief financial officer.
Throughout his career, Davison served in various financial roles, including the chief financial officer for several organizations —most recently ResCare, Inc., with revenues of $1.8 billion and 50,000 employees. He also has experience consulting and is a board member for private equity portfolio investment company PJ United, one of the largest Papa John’s Pizza franchisees.
He possesses the expertise needed to lead all financial activities of H. D. Smith, including accounting, treasury, planning and budgeting, tax, risk management, corporate capital structuring and investor relations.
“Ross brings excellent leadership, analytical, strategic planning and communication skills to our team, with substantial experience,” said Chris Smith, president and CEO, H. D. Smith. “After a thorough search process, we look forward to the guidance and knowledge Ross will bring to our financial teams.”
Ross earned a bachelor of science in accounting from the University of Kentucky and a master’s of business administration from Bellarmine University. He is also a certified public accountant.
About H. D. Smith
H. D. Smith is the largest, privately held national wholesaler, with a complete line of healthcare products and solutions to improve patient care. The company creates value and an extraordinary customer experience by impacting the healthcare supply chain. Bridging the gap between manufacturer and patient, H. D. Smith’s specialty solutions division offers a unique suite of strategic programs for patient access on behalf of pharmaceutical suppliers. Headquartered in Springfield, Illinois, H. D. Smith also operates CompleteCare Pharmacy, Smith Medical Partners, Triplefin and Valley Wholesale Drug.