Colleen Lindholz has been president of The Little Clinic since 2015 and takes over pharmacy duties from Philecia Avery, who Kroger said resigned the company earlier this month to pursue other interests.
“Only 8% of leaders are good at both strategy and execution, which means you must discover the sweet spot of knowing yourself, your competitors and your terrain. The very best win with ‘ideas’ and are obsessed with their front-line customer relationships.” That was one of the key messages conveyed by Elevation Forum founder and Mack Elevation leader Dan Mack at the most recent Elevation Form held in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Friday.
Casey Carl, who departs his position as chief innovation and strategy officer, effective May 5, joined the company in 1997, and has held various positions in merchandising, negotiations, operations and digital.
The Supplier Diversity Summit, set for July 19 in Chicago, will bring together all of Walgreens’ category managers with diverse-owned suppliers in the health-and-wellness, beauty and personal care, competitive convenience and OTC/advanced care categories.
Parabens, phthalates and the most prevalent formaldehyde will all be removed, with CVS Pharmacy stopping the shipping of store brand products that don’t meet these standards to distribution centers by the end of 2019.
In addition to continuing to oversee Albertsons’ store operations, Wayne Denningham will add supply chain, manufacturing, integration and marketing and merchandising to his duties as president and COO.