GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. — Kinney Drugs announced on Tuesday that Jim Spencer, formerly VP retail operations, has been promoted to COO.
He will report to Bridget-ann Hart, president of Kinney Healthcare Services. In his new position, Spencer is responsible for overseeing retail and pharmacy store operations and the retail merchandising department. He is responsible for the ongoing development of pharmacy and retail services.
“Jim is a results-driven leader who has been a significant contributor to the success of our retail business since becoming part of the Kinney Drugs team,” Hart said. “We are confident that his vision and leadership as COO will drive future success and growth for the company.” Spencer joined Kinney Drugs in 2010 and has more than 20 years of operations experience within the retail industry.
Kinney Drugs currently operates 94 stores in central and northern New York and Vermont.