Asteres Inc. Names Retail Veteran Kevin Tripp to
Board of Directors
April 06, 2010 10:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time
SAN DIEGO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Asteres Inc., the industry’s leading provider of automated
pharmacy and wellness kiosks and maker of ScriptCenter®, announced today that it has named industry retail
veteran Kevin Tripp to its Board of Directors.
“We are excited to have Kevin join our Board,” said Mark de Bruin, Asteres CEO. “Kevin’s wealth of retail
operations expertise will be of great value to Asteres as ScriptCenter expands in pharmacy and into the front of the
store for health and wellness products.”
“ScriptCenter delivers a solution that reduces costs and grows revenue while enhancing the overall customer
experience,” said Kevin Tripp. “I am eager to work with Asteres to help retailers understand and maximize the value
automated retail technology brings to chain drug, supermarkets and mass merchants.”
Tripp has over 30 years of leadership and strategic planning expertise in the pharmacy and grocery store industry.
Most recently he held the position of Executive Vice President and President, Retail Midwest at SUPERVALU
INC. Tripp joined SUPERVALU INC. through the 2006 acquisition of Albertsons, Inc., where he was Executive
Vice President, Drug Operations and President, Drug Store Division, as well as a member of the corporation’s
executive council that directed food and drug operations in 37 states.
Throughout his career, he has held positions in grocery and drug store operations, pharmacy operations, managed
care, pharmacy marketing and regional management. Tripp’s prior affiliations were with National Association of
Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) as an executive board member, executive committee member and charitable
foundation board member. He also served as a board member for the University of Southern Nevada, College of
Tripp is a registered pharmacist and holds a Bachelors of Science degree in pharmacy from the University of
Wyoming. He also c