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TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart has named Domenic Pilla as its president and CEO, the company said.
Pilla, most recently president of McKesson Canada, will take the new position at the 1,190-store Canadian chain starting Nov. 1. Pilla has worked in retailing and health care for nearly 30 years, including experience in retail pharmacy, pharmaceutical distribution and sales management, specialty health networks, chronic disease management and adherence and health information technology.
"I am delighted to join Shoppers Drug Mart at this time of challenge and reform in healthcare and community pharmacy," Pilla said. "A time of change is also a window of opportunity for the company to continue to lead the industry in providing innovative patient services, while driving organizational efficiencies and continued growth in the retail sector."