HDA’s Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition Honors Four Security Leaders

The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition (PCSC) has recognized four security leaders at the annual PCSC Educational Seminar in Whippany, NJ. The PCSC Award is presented to supply chain security professionals “who have exhibited remarkable standards of honesty and integrity while working tirelessly to protect and serve their communities.”

The 2022 PCSC Award recipients include:

Terry Carrico
One of the founding members of the PCSC, Terry Carrico guided security efforts at McKesson Corporation for 15 years, most recently serving as Chief Security Officer before retiring in 2021. He helped to modernize the company’s Global Security Operations Center in Atlanta, which monitors more than 100 distribution facilities along with McKesson corporate headquarters and 40 office sites.

Bruce Gundy
Another founding member of the PCSC, Bruce Gundy served as AmerisourceBergen’s Senior Director of Security and Investigations for 17 years, retiring in January 2022. In that role, Mr. Gundy directed all of AmerisourceBergen’s global and domestic investigations as well as security operations.

Thomas Hauck
Over a 23-year career at the FBI, Tom Hauck has served in a range of roles, including as a Senior Special Agent for financial crimes and as a Bureau Compliance Officer. He is currently a Special Agent in Charge assigned to the Bureau’s Newark office.

Cynthia Hetherington
Cynthia Hetherington was the PCSC’s principal partner in “Operation Vax,” a large-scale public and private sector intelligence-sharing effort to help secure COVID-19 vaccines during the federal government’s initial rollout. As the Founder and President of The Hetherington Group, she has led national and international investigations in corporate due diligence and fraud, personal asset recovery, and background checks.

Chuck Forsaith, Vice President, Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition, commented: “I am proud to honor these exemplary leaders, whose collective vision and dedication have not only helped to grow the PCSC, but critically, have made a significant impact on the safety and security of the global pharmaceutical supply chain.”

HDA’s Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition offers supply chain security intelligence; access to contacts from industry, government and vendor trade disciplines; physical and supply chain security assessments; a reference library of supply chain security publications, articles and related documents; as well as opportunities to attend educational events.