Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> September 13, 2002

J.hord Armstrong Iii – D&k Healthcare Resources Inc (dkwd)

J. HORD ARMSTRONG III is Chairman, CEO and Founder of D&K Healthcare Resources, Inc. Hord has served as Chairman for 12 years and has lead the company since its creation in 1987 to a $2.45 billion enterprise with five distribution centers and several specialty companies. Hord's 30 years of financial and operational experience in varied industries have been instrumental in D&K's profitable growth record. Under his guidance, the company went public in September 1992. Hord serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the St. Louis College of Pharmacy and also serves as a Director of Jones Pharma, Inc. Profile
TWST: Could we start out with an overview of D&K Healthcare Resources?

Mr. Armstrong: We are the smallest but certainly not an insignificant

publicly-held competitor in the pharmaceutical