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University Names Anthony Cuti to Board of Trustees
Teaneck, NJ (October 13, 2003) — Mr. Anthony J. Cuti has been elected to the Board of Trustees at Fairleigh Dickinson University for a three-year term.
Mr. Cuti is chairman, president and chief executive officer of the Duane Reade Corporation, New York’s largest chain drug retailer. During his seven-year tenure, Duane Reade has grown from a 59-store chain to a 240-store chain generating approximately $1.4 billion in sales revenue with the number one market share in the metropolitan New York area.
He began his career as a research pharmacologist for the Ciba-Geigy Corporation in 1967. Mr. Cuti joined Revlon in 1972 and during the ensuing 12 years he held progressively more responsible positions and was named Chief Financial Officer of the Revlon Healthcare Group in 1980.
Bristol Myers Corporation recruited him in 1984 to serve as Chief Financial Officer of the Bristol Myers International Group. In 1990 he joined Supermarkets General Corporation, operator of Pathmark Stores, and three years later was named President of Supermarkets General and Pathmark and a Director of the Company’s Board.
He is a Director of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) and is a member of its Executive Committee, a director of the Chain Drug Consortium, LLC (CDC). Mr. Cuti is a director of the Greater New York Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Mr. Cuti holds his MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and in 2002, was honored by the University with induction into the Pinnacle, one of the highest honors the University bestows on its alumni. University President J. Michael Adams said, “Tony Cuti brings to the Board exceptional world experience in management, finance and leadership. We look forward to working with such an outstanding alumnus.”
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