CHPA Welcomes Britt Wood as Vice President, Business Development & Industry Relations

Britt Wood HeadshotWashington, D.C. (April 15, 2016) – The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) announced today that Britt Wood will join CHPA as vice president, business development & industry relations. Wood will begin his duties in May.

Reporting to CHPA President and CEO Scott Melville, Wood will be responsible for the maintenance and growth of CHPA’s membership base and its partnership program, and will oversee development of content for the association’s educational programming. In addition, Wood will be responsible for programs and committees related to business generation and supply chain coordination and will serve as the association’s primary liaison to the retailer community. Wood will also serve as a member of the association’s senior management team.

”We are delighted to welcome Britt to the CHPA leadership team. He brings an extensive record of accomplishment in association development and membership, and he has a deep knowledge of supply chain issues and the retail community. This unique combination of experience will enable him to immediately assume leadership of CHPA’s business development and business building efforts on behalf of its membership,” said Melville.

Wood comes to CHPA with more than fifteen years’ experience in trade and professional association management. Most recently, Wood served as vice president, industry programs and services for the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA), where he led the department responsible for all revenue drivers and initiatives and oversaw the formation of an executive education program with the University of Virginia. Earlier in his career, Wood spent more than a decade with increasing responsibility with the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), where he rose to the position of SVP, Industry Relations. Wood earned his bachelor’s degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and his master’s degree in business administration from the College of William & Mary.

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) is the 135-year-old national trade association representing the leading manufacturers and marketers of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and dietary supplements. Every dollar spent by consumers on OTC medicines saves the U.S. healthcare system $6-$7, contributing a total of $102 billion in savings each year. CHPA is committed to empowering consumer self-care by preserving and expanding choice and availability of consumer healthcare products.

Contact: Jenni Roberson 202.429.9260