Fernando Mercé has been named president and CEO and will now oversee all of Nestlé Waters North America’s U.S. and Canadian operations, as well as serve on Nestlé Waters’ board of directors.
Twenty-year industry veteran will be responsible for the retail generic business.
Colleen Wegman joined Wegmans in 1991 and was named president in 2005 by the late Robert Wegman, her grandfather.
Jay Puchir was named CEO and former Walmart Treasurer Charles Rateliff was appointed CFO and treasurer for company soon to be listed on the Nasdaq market.
Prior to joining TreeHouse, the former Walgreens group VP was responsible for all of Walgreens' household, consumables and general merchandise categories.
Paul Bisaro previously served as executive chairman of Allergan, and president, CEO and chairman of the board of Actavis.
Noted as much for his generosity as his retail acumen, Jerry Weinberger served as the chairman of NACDS from May 1976 to April 1977.
Kroger promotes president of Columbus division to lead Fred Meyer while Fred Meyer's current VP merchandising will assume command at Kroger's Columbus division.
Rob Easley, who joined the convenience store and pharmacy chain in February, replaces longtime VP of sales of marketing, John Schaninger.