Former Leiner Health executive dies

TRABUCO CANYON, Calif. — Retired Leiner Health SVP marketing Bob LaFerriere, 62, passed Feb. 4 from multiple myeloma, according to reports.

LaFerriere was a 40-year drug industry veteran who started at Thrifty Drug and Discount Stores scooping ice cream. In 1992, LaFerrierre left Thrifty as SVP purchasing to become president and CEO at Slim Fast Foods. He later joined Leiner Health as SVP marketing and retired in 2008.

LaFerriere is survived by his wife, Jill, and his sons, Chad and Matt.

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