The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) has announced that Dr. Ben S. Bernanke, chairman, the Federal Reserve System, will address the NACDS Total Store Expo during the morning business program on Sunday, August 24, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
“When you think about who’s best to forecast the nation’s economic and business climate, Dr. Bernanke is hands-down the leading authority,” said NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson. “During his time as chairman of the Federal Reserve, Dr. Bernanke’s financial expertise has led the nation through some of its challenging financial times, and as our industry continues to evolve and change, we look forward to listening to and learning from his experiences.
Dr. Bernanke served two terms as chairman of the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System from 2006 to 2014. Before his appointment as chairman, Dr. Bernanke served as chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. He also served in several other roles within the Federal Reserve System, including a member of the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System from 2002 to 2005. Currently, Dr. Bernanke is a Distinguished Fellow in Residence at The Brookings Institution.
The NACDS Total Store Expo will be held August 23-26.