People in the news: Henry Dale Smith, Todd Timbrook
H.D. Smith announced this week that Henry Dale Smith Sr., the company’s founder and chairman emeritus, has died at age 87. Smith founded H.D. Smith in 1954 with the mission of providing personalized service to local pharmacies in the Midwest. The Springfield, Ill.-based company has become the fourth largest national pharmaceutical wholesaler today…Continuum Rx, a Birmingham, Ala.-based provider of home infusion services, has added Todd Timbrook to its board of directors. Timbrook founded and was the CEO of Home Solutions, a provider of home infusion services that grew by more than 20% per year, on average. Continuum Rx operates joint ventures with six major health systems operating 25 hospitals.