J M Smith taps Turfe as top exec

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – A. Alan Turfe has been named the new CEO and chairman of the board for J M Smith, which owns QS/1 and other healthcare technology companies. Turfe succeeds William Cobb, long-time CEO and chairman. He joins J M Smith from Fresenius Medical Care, where he was senior vice president and chief procurement officer, leveraging global manufacturing and distribution in pharmaceuticals and other medical categories to expand margins and drive incremental profitability. J M Smith also owns Smith Drug Company, Integral Solutions Group, RxMedic Systems, Integra LTC Solutions and Burlington Drug Company.