MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. today announced that Senior National Account Manager, Doug M. Zitnak, received the Cardinal Health Small Brand Manufacturer Representative of the Year Award at the annual Cardinal Business Partners Conference in Columbus, OH on October 18, 2012. The award was presented by Dianne Pfahl, Vice President Industry and Manufacturer Relations at Cardinal Health.
Dublin, OH-based Cardinal Health, a $108B health care services company, selected Zitnak as its Small Brand Manufacturer Representative of the Year for his commitment to customer service, for developing innovative programs, and identifying solutions to emerging issues.
"We are honored that Cardinal Health recognized Doug with its prestigious Small Brand Manufacturer Representative of the Year Award," said Tom Burke, COO, Upsher-Smith Laboratories. "Having previously won the Generic Representative of the Year Award in 2009, this new award further exemplifies Doug's passionate commitment to being a highly trusted partner in the industry with unwavering dedication to superior customer service."
Zitnak recently celebrated his 17th year with Upsher-Smith, and has been Upsher-Smith's Cardinal Health account manager for 15 years. He began his career as a sales representative, and has experience as an account manager across all customer channels.
Upsher-Smith was also the recipient of Cardinal Health's 2012 Supplier Quality Award (SQA). Cardinal Health's SQA recognizes its suppliers who consistently meet - and exceed - measurable criteria designed to guarantee customer satisfaction and a sound foundation for business-to-business partnering.
Upsher-Smith, founded in 1919, is an independent and privately-owned specialty pharmaceutical company headquartered in Maple Grove, Minnesota that focuses on product growth and innovation for branded, branded-gener
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