March 9, 2015

Robert Simpson, Jr. will retire as president and COO of Jelly Belly Candy Co. on March 31 after 15 years at the helm, the company said. Waiting in the wings to fill the position will be Lisa Rowland Brasher.

March 5, 2015

Hannaford Supermarkets has announced that Brad Wise will retire as president of the company in June. Succeeding Wise is a 29-year company veteran.

March 4, 2015

SpartanNash has announced the promotion of two EVPs to key positions within the company.

March 2, 2015

Calla will focus on the creation of specialty pharmacy programs that connect manufacturers with its retail independent pharmacies. 

 

February 26, 2015

Sharecare on Thursday launched an app that monitors voice inflection as a tool toward better health. 

February 26, 2015

Safeway and Albertsons announced several executive moves, including the appointment of a new chief administrative officer.

 

February 20, 2015

Ahold USA on Friday named a new SVP non-perishable merchandising.

February 17, 2015

McKesson on Tuesday announced that Bansi Nagji has been appointed EVP corporate strategy and business development.

February 11, 2015

Procter & Gamble has appointed Francis Blake, former chairman of the board and CEO of Home Depot, to its board of directors, effective immediately.

February 9, 2015

Revlon announced on Monday that former Cigna executive Benjamin Karsch is joining the company as EVP, chief marketing officer, Revlon Consumer.

February 6, 2015

The pharma industry praised outgoing Food and Drug Administration commissioner Margaret Hamburg and welcomed Stephen Ostroff, who will assume the role of acting commissioner.

February 4, 2015

AmerisourceBergen announced that Robert Mauch has been promoted to EVP and president of AmerisourceBergen Drug.

February 4, 2015

Mondelez International has named Valerie Oswalt president, U.S. sales, effective April 1.

February 3, 2015

As the company’s top technology leader, McNamara will further advance Target’s digital transformation.

February 2, 2015

Pete Rose, baseball’s all-time hits leader, is the new spokesperson for the topical muscle, joint and arthritis pain reliever Myoflex, Ducere Pharma announced recently. 

February 2, 2015

Uniprix Group has announced that Philippe Duval has been named president and CEO, succeeding François Castonguay, who stepped down last August after 20 years as head of the company. Duval will take office on Feb. 2.

February 2, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Monday announced the appointment of Marco Pagni as EVP and global chief legal and administrative officer.

January 30, 2015

Albertsons and Safeway announced on Friday that they have completed their proposed merger.

January 29, 2015

Weis Markets on Thursday announced that Rick Bhandari has joined the company as director pharmacy operations.

January 27, 2015

IRI has hired Michael Rosenthal as EVP of global operations. Rosenthal is a member of the executive leadership team and reports to Andrew Appel, president and CEO of IRI.
 

January 26, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Monday announced that George Fairweather, previously group finance director of Alliance Boots, has been named EVP and global CFO, effective Feb. 20. 

 

January 26, 2015

NJOY announced the appointment of Paul Sturman as its new CEO and president. 

 

January 26, 2015

Ray Payne has been promoted to group VP, real estate.

January 23, 2015

Bi-Lo Holdings announced that Ian McLeod has been appointed president and CEO.