William R. Larkin, Jr.


William R. Larkin, Jr., MS, RPh

Executive Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer

William Larkin is Executive Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer for Acurity. He has more than 30 years of hospital pharmacy and GPO management experience. Before joining the company in 1992, he was the Assistant Director of Pharmacy Operations at Lenox Hill Hospital and served as our Pharmacy Committee Chairman for four years prior to his staff appointment.

During Mr. Larkin’s tenure here, the pharmaceutical contract and clinical programs have grown exponentially across a highly compliant 200-plus hospital-member base. As an owner of Premier, Acurity contributes significantly to Premier’s Pharmacy Program performance. Mr. Larkin continues to be a long-serving (22 years) member of Premier’s National Pharmacy Committee (Chair 2015-17), and also participates on the Premier Plasma & Vaccine Products and Wholesaler Task Forces.

Mr. Larkin is a registered pharmacist and received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from St. John’s University. He also holds a Master of Pharmaceutical Marketing from Long Island University.