Albertsons, in partnership with Oregon State University, developed the processes that now allow Oregon pharmacists to be paid by Medicaid for the consultation service fee when prescribing birth control.
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The awards honor outstanding achievement in the design, manufacture, promotion, and use of Safer Choice-labeled products over the past year.
The Environmental Protection Agency has recognized two retailers in its annual Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards.
Cygan was most recently Jewel-Osco’s VP marketing and merchandising. He joined the company in April 1980 as a part-time clerk, staying with the chain as he completed his education at Western Michigan University and moving into roles of increasing responsibility.
In this newly created role, White will lead the own brands team, including the culinary kitchen and technical center.
Mike Withers will lead the company's East Region operations, while current EVP, Retail Operations Susan Morris will lead the West Region.
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.
Through a pilot program from Washington State University College of Pharmacy and with the Idaho Board of Pharmacy’s permission, Albertsons helped bring a pharmacy tech immunization program to its employees.
Following the 2015 merger of Albertsons and Safeway — both of which had long and distinguished records of providing health-and-wellness services — the combined company is continuing that tradition.