TYSONS CORNER, Va., May 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ScripsAmerica, Inc. (OTCBB:SCRC), a leading provider of a range of specialty prescription and over the counter pharmaceuticals and medical supplies, today announced the appointment of Anderson L. ("Andy") Triggs to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Triggs is currently operations manager for a leading compounding pharmacy and is also a decorated Army veteran, having earned a Bronze Star for valor in Afghanistan.
"Andy brings valuable compounding pharmacy industry experience to our Board of Directors," stated Bob Schneiderman, CEO of ScripsAmerica. "In addition, as a decorated combat veteran, he has demonstrated the leadership skills that make him an ideal part of our team. We welcome Andy to ScripsAmerica and look forward to sharing his insight and knowledge as we build out our compounding pharmacy franchise."
Mr. Triggs has been involved in the compounding pharmacy industry for nearly a decade. Among his many accomplishments, he has been responsible for compliance with both state and federal compounding pharmacy statutory and regulatory requirements. In addition, he has managed organizations that have provided both sterile and non-sterile preparations to as many as 3,500 patients in 43 states. In addition, Andy has extensive experience communicating with physicians and pharmacies as well as extensive knowledge of various state licensing requirements. A career Army infantryman who most recently served as Infantry Squad Leader during Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, Andy is an experienced military leader who is also well versed in administrative and training duties and responsibilities.
Mr. Triggs commented, "I am very excited to be joining the ScripsAmerica Board of Directors at what is obviously an important inflection point in their growth trajectory. With Main Avenue Pharmacy, ScripsAmerica has already established a solid compounding pharmacy base. This is an ideal platform from which to expand, and I look forward to helping contribute to the success of that strategy."
With the addition of Mr. Triggs to the Compliance Committee, the ScripsAmerica Board of Directors will be seven members.
About ScripsAmerica, Inc.
ScripsAmerica, Inc. is a supplier of prescription, OTC and nutraceutical drugs, delivering pharmaceutical products to a wide range of end users across the health care industry. End users include retail pharmacies, hospitals, long-term care facilities and government and home care agencies. For more information, visit www.ScripsAmerica.com.
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