David M. Fitzsimmons, CPA, CGMA, was promoted from VP to SVP of finance and administration at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Alexandria, Va.
He succeeds Jim Huber, who retired as CFO in December after 25 years at NACDS.
Fitzsimmons reports to CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, a past TRENDS Association Executive of the Year. In addition to all financial and fiduciary responsibilities at NACDS, Fitzsimmons will manage oversight of the association’s technology-related activities, and will work closely with the member programs and services department.
He started at NACDS in 1996, and has served in a number of finance capacities. Earlier, he was controller at The Word Among Us., a non-profit publishing company, and spent two years in public accounting. Details: www.nacds.org.