Roderick Booker

A skilled executive in the pharmaceutical industry, Roderick Booker currently serves as the Vice President of the Health Systems Group at AmerisourceBergen Corporation in Chicago. In this role, Mr. Booker oversees strategy and execution of new business expansion for the company. He manages a team of 17 sales professionals and holds responsibility for meeting the organization’s revenue targets for the region. Prior to launching his career, Roderick Booker completed a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a Master’s degree in International Marketing at the University of Colorado Boulder. He had attended the university on a football scholarship to complete his undergraduate education. He went on to earn his Registered Pharmacist accreditation at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy while being employed as a Hospital Sales Representative with Merck & Co., Inc. In 1996, he joined Eli Lilly and Company as a District Manager for Hospital Sales. Mr. Booker was promoted to the position of Region Manager at the company in 2001. In this role, he received the Vice President Club Award of Excellence in 2004 and an Outstanding Team Performance award in 2006, in recognition of his leadership and skills in achieving sales growth. In 2006, Roderick Booker joined AmerisourceBergen’s International Oncology Network as a Director of Strategic Business Development. During his five years in this position, Mr. Booker’s team posted gains of 380 percent above historical services revenues. He also successfully implemented the introduction of seven new oncology products, with each one demonstrating growth in market share nationally. Mr. Booker was promoted to his current position in 2011. Outside of work, Mr. Booker enjoys spending time with his children, cooking, and training for triathlons.