Pan joins Upsher-Smith Laboratories

Pan joins Upsher-Smith Laboratories – Michael Pan

PLYMOUTH, Minn. Michael Pan, formerly of Synder’s Drug Stores, will be joining Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc., as director of trade relations. He will consult the company on its strategic alliances with key chain and wholesale partners. Pan also will work to increase communication and expand relationships with trading partners.

“We’re excited to have Mike on the Upsher-Smith team,” said Tom Burke, director of national sales. “His experience and credentials will be valuable assets as we further our relationships with important chain and wholesaler customers. In addition, Mike’s vision for our industry will be instrumental in the strategic planning process; his insight will help us be well-positioned for the future.

Pan retired from Synder’s in November 2000 after 32 years. He has been involved with the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and is on the board of the Minnesota Retailers Association.

“I’m excited to be part of a high quality and innovative organizations,” Pan said. “Upsher-Smith has an award winning reputation in the industry and I look forward to contributing to the tremendous growth that is planned for a decade.”

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