March 23, 2012

J. M. Smucker has announced several executive changes, including the appointment of a new corporate officer.

March 21, 2012

AmLactin Alpha-Hydroxy Skin Care, an Upsher-Smith skin care brand, has announced that 12-time Olympic medalist and best-selling author Dara Torres will serve as its first-ever brand ambassador.

March 21, 2012

Skin care company Beiersdorf, whose brands include Nivea, Eucerin and Aquaphor, has announced changes to its sales organization.

March 15, 2012

AmLactin, an Upsher-Smith Labs brand, has announced that New York cosmetic dermatologist Doris Day will serve as an educational consultant on the brand's "Ultra Skin Performance" campaign.

March 15, 2012

A former Safeway executive has joined Dollar General as its EVP store operations.

March 14, 2012

Grocer A&P has promoted Raymond Silcock to CFO.

March 14, 2012

Pharmaceutical wholesaler H.D. Smith has appointed Bill Williams as CFO, the company said Wednesday.

March 13, 2012

Kroger announced that it has named Suzanne Lindsay as its director of sustainability.

March 12, 2012

Less than two months after resigning as president and CEO of Sam’s Club, Brian Cornell has landed at Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo where he will serve as CEO of the company’s North American food division reporting to chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi.

March 8, 2012

Colgate-Palmolive announced on Thursday that its board of directors increased the ongoing quarterly common stock cash dividend by 7%. Separately, the company also announced that Nikesh Arora, SVP and chief business officer of Google, has been elected to its board.

March 7, 2012

Kimberly-Clark has elected Tony Palmer, SVP and chief marketing officer, to the role of president of global brands and innovation.

March 6, 2012

As part of its international expansion efforts, Marley Coffee has added Canterbury Coffee's former director of business development to its team.

March 5, 2012

CVS Caremark has announced that its EVP and chief medical officer Troyen Brennan has been named to the National Commission on Physician Payment Reform, an independent commission that will assess how physicians are paid, and how pay incentives are linked to patient care.

March 2, 2012

According to various surveys and articles on the topic, television networks love reality TV. After all, a reality TV show is cheaper — $100,000 to $500,000 per episode, according to some estimates — and simpler to produce than a show with a script, multiple sets and special effects. And to boot, it gets a lot of viewers. But regardless of their benefits to big media companies, reality TV shows also have a habit of influencing culture, which UnitedHealth Group and Comcast hope to use to their advantage.

March 1, 2012

The country's largest organization that certifies pharmacy technicians has a new leader.

March 1, 2012

Nestlé Nutrition has promoted Steve Goodyear to VP retail sales for Nestlé Nutrition's U.S. division.

February 23, 2012

Coupons.com on Thursday announced the appointment of Dawn Lepore, former chairman and CEO of Drugstore.com, to its board of directors.

February 23, 2012

The president of one of the world's largest generic drug manufacturers will serve as chairman of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association, the organization said Thursday.

February 22, 2012

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday named Alex Gorsky CEO of the company, effective April 26, the date of the company’s annual meeting of shareholders.

February 17, 2012

Brian Cornell has stepped down as Sam’s Club president and CEO, and has been replaced by Rosalind Brewer, who previously served as president of the Walmart U.S. East business unit. Walmart also named Rollin Ford chief administrative officer with responsibility for information systems, global sourcing, global business processes, global shared services and global customer insights. Ford was most recently chief information officer; Karenann Terrell replaced Ford as CIO. Gisel Ruis was named EVP and COO of Walmart U.S., responsible for U.S.

February 16, 2012

Fougera Pharmaceuticals has promoted Walt Kaczmarek to serve as the company's SVP commercial operations, the drug maker announced.

February 14, 2012

Publix announced on Tuesday that it promoted Kelly Williams-Puccio to executive director of the Publix Super Markets Charities.

February 13, 2012

AmerisourceBergen on Monday announced that Michael DiCandilo, the company's EVP and CFO, has left the company to pursue other interests, effective immediately.

February 10, 2012

Altierre, a provider of ultra low-power wireless solutions for retailers, has announced that retail industry veteran and former Longs Drug Stores CEO Steve Roath has joined the company’s board of directors.