XStream Systems has announced the appointment of Pat Earl as vice-president, business development.
Earl has been actively involved in the pharmaceutical wholesale distribution industry since joining Meyers and Company, a predecessor of AmerisourceBergen Drug Company, in 1986.
She has held a variety of management positions at AmerisourceBergen, including vice-president general manager of its Toledo, Ohio division and corporate vice- president of strategic development for health systems and alternate care.
Earl developed and implemented the hospital and alternate care segment's strategic initiatives.
She played a significant role in the strategic positioning of the drug company's technology and service offerings that enhanced patient safety at dispensing and bedside, as well as, increased operational efficiencies that provided cost savings to the health systems and alternate care providers.
Most recently, Earl was the vice-president of drug divisions and vice-president of institutional marketing at HD Smith.
She has served on a number of HDMA and industry groups that focused on improving medication safety at the wholesale distribution level through eliminating unsafe practices in the supply chain.