Omnicare adds Mark Emmert, Barry Schochet to board of directors

COVINGTON, Ky. — Omnicare has added two members to its board of directors.

The company said that Mark Emmert and Barry Schochet will serve as independent directors. Emmert serves as president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, while Schochet serves as president and CEO of BPS Health Ventures, a healthcare consulting and investment firm.

"We are very pleased to welcome Mark and Barry to Omnicare's board of directors," Omnicare chairman of the board James Shelton said. "We have instituted a number of recent changes to the corporate governance structure, and we believe the addition of two new independent directors reflects our continued progress in this area. Mark and Barry bring to our board a broad range of healthcare and leadership experience, which we believe will serve Omnicare well in the years ahead."