Shoppers Drug Mart appoints Domenic Pilla as president, CEO

Pilla, most recently McKesson Canada president, brings nearly 30 years' experience

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."

Comments

- 10:30 AM
l.surkan@fcl.ca says

Domenic Pilla has the strength and range of leadership, the collaborative ability, combined with a deep passion and caring for the pharmaceutical care industry in Canada. Whether it is their associate group, their governance group or their investor relations, I believe he can effectively and sensitively engage all levels of interest in a comprehensible dialogue which creates happier WIN-WIN outcomes for all levels of the organization.

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