R. David Yost '69
Prior to his retirement in July 2011, Dave was CEO of AmerisourceBergen (NYSE: ABC). AmerisourceBergen is one of North America's largest distributors of pharmaceuticals and related products and services, with revenues of $78 billion the year Dave retired. During Dave's 37 years with the company, he held a variety of jobs including COO, EVP, Group President, Division Manager, Sales Manager, and Territory Manager. Dave serves on the BOD of Bank of America, TYCO International, Marsh & McLennan, and Excelis. Previously, he has served on the BODs of Aetna, Electronic Data Systems, PharMerica, AmeriSource Health, AmerisourceBergen, The Hospital System of the University of Pennsylvania, and the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers. He is a 1969 graduate of USAFA and received an MBA from UCLA in 1970. In the January-February 2013 edition of the Harvard Business Review, Dave was recognized (#71) in the cover article entitled "The 100 Best CEOs in the World."