Former Walmart executive named partner, chief merchandising officer at Blue Ocean Innovative Solutions

BENTONVILLE, Ark. Chuck Fehlig was named a partner and chief merchandising officer of Blue Ocean Innovative Solutions, the company announced earlier this month.

Fehlig comes to Blue Ocean by way of Walmart, where he was VP and divisional merchandise manager of OTC merchandise. In 2003, Fehlig was named VP/DMM of the year in Walmart and in 2009 he was honored with the “Outstanding Leadership Award” from the Wal-Mart Health and Wellness Division of Wal-Mart Stores.

Fehlig first joined Walmart as a staff pharmacist and has held several positions in pharmacy operations for the first 18 years of his 27-year career with the mass merchant, including director of professional affairs and divisional operations manager overseeing the operations of more than 850 pharmacies and 10,000 employees.

Fehlig holds a degree in pharmacy from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

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