ALEXANDRIA, Va. --
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Executive Committee has appointed Steven C. Anderson as the president and chief executive officer of NACDS. Anderson has been an association executive for 27 years and comes to NACDS from the position of president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association, Washington, which he has served since 1999. Robert Hannan, NACDS interim president and CEO for the past 10 months, said he looks forward to the transition period. “Steve will be a quick study on our industry issues and is very comfortable pursuing an agenda on Capitol Hill and with other organizations. I am confident that he will continue our collaboration with industry groups and of the search committee.” Anderson will assume his new position at NACDS on Feb. 23.