Ornella Barra sits on the Board of Directors of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers (IFPW), of which she was President from 2014 to 2016.
EUROPEAN PHARMACISTS FORUM
Ornella was instrumental in the creation of the European Pharmacists Forum (EPF) in 1999. The EPF facilitates the ongoing exchange of ideas between pharmacists and dialogue with the public authorities and manufacturers and to promote the idea of “community pharmacy”.
In 2013, Ornella Barra was appointed to the Board of Directors of Generali, one of the most significant players in the global insurance and financial products market. A leading company in Italy, the Group is now present in more than 60 Countries, with significant market shares in western Europe.
Between 2006 and 2009, Ornella held the office of President of the association of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers in Italy, Associazione Distributori Farmaceutici (ADF), of which she is currently vice president. The ADF aims to highlight the social role of pharmaceutical wholesalers, ensuring delivery of a full range of medicines to pharmacies and patients in a controlled environment guaranteeing the quality of the transport.
Ornella is a member of the Board of Directors of AmerisourceBergen, one of North America’s largest pharmaceutical services companies. AmerisourceBergen has a strategic relationship and collaboration with Walgreens Boots Alliance, which enables the companies to benefit from greater scale and global opportunities and work together on programmes to improve service levels and efficiencies.