February 24, 2011

The Natural Products Association on Wednesday announced the promotion of Cara Welch to VP scientific and regulatory affairs.

February 23, 2011

Kroger on Wednesday announced the appointment of Cindy Holmes to director of investor relations and Carin Fike to director and assistant treasurer. Both changes will be effective March 6.

February 22, 2011

L'Oréal Paris has named Aimee Mullins, athlete, fashion model and actress, as its newest global ambassador.

February 18, 2011

Schiff Nutrition International on Friday named Tarang Amin CEO, president and director, effective March 7. Amin will replace Bruce Wood, CEO, president and director, who is retiring.

February 18, 2011

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens this month rounded out the pharmacy purchasing team led by Jeff Berkowitz, who joined the company in the fall as SVP pharmaceutical development and market access.


February 17, 2011

Supermarket giant Kroger announced company EVP Don Becker died Wednesday after suffering an aneurysm. He was 62 years old.

February 17, 2011

Savient Pharmaceuticals announced changes to its management team as it gears up for the commercial launch of its chronic gout treatment.

February 14, 2011

Walmart has named Cindy Davis EVP of its global consumer insights business unit created two weeks ago as part of a larger corporate restructuring.

February 14, 2011

Bankrupt grocer A&P reported in a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that Brenda Galgano, SVP, CFO and treasurer, will resign, effective March 27.

February 14, 2011

French beauty company L'Oréal has announced the departure of Lindsay Owen-Jones, the company's longtime chairman.

February 14, 2011

Following the exit of its oncology unit leader, drug maker Eli Lilly announced two executive changes.

February 11, 2011

Martin’s Super Markets has promoted Tim Killelea to VP operations, the chain said.

February 4, 2011

Bankrupt grocer A&P has announced the election of Greg Rayburn to its board of directors, replacing Dr. Jens-Jürgen Böckel, who has resigned from the board.

February 3, 2011

The former top executive of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association may have gone to work for the National Community Pharmacists Association, but the generic drug industry trade group got one of the independent pharmacy group’s executives as well.

February 2, 2011

The Grocery Manufacturers Association elected a new chairman for its board of directors.

February 2, 2011

One of the more recognizable faces of the Natural Products Association will be leaving association work in favor of the Food and Drug Administration, Drug Store News learned Wednesday.

February 1, 2011

Specialty pharmacy provider BioScrip hopes to save $15 million through a cost-reduction and streamlining plan, the company said Monday.

February 1, 2011

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — The next chapter for CVS Caremark officially is under way. The company last month officially named Larry Merlo CEO, effective March 1. Tom Ryan will remain nonexecutive chairman until his retirement in May. Prior to the news, Merlo had been president and COO.

February 1, 2011

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Vic Curtis has come a long way since he began working for Costco Wholesale in 1991 as a pharmacy manager. 


Recently, he was promoted to SVP pharmacy and has seen action in prescription and OTC merchandising, pharmacy operations, mail-order and Internet-based pharmacy, and pharmacy benefit management services, as part of Costco’s team led by Charlie Burnett, the “dean” of Costco’s pharmacy/health and beauty business.

February 1, 2011

Procter & Gamble on Tuesday announced that Robert Steele, vice chairman of global health and well-being, will retire effective Sept. 1.

January 31, 2011

A pharmaceutical wholesaler has promoted one of its executives.

January 28, 2011

The news that Shoppers Drug Mart president and CEO Jürgen Schreiber is stepping down has taken investors and many industry observers by surprise; the reality is that the company has been wading through some corporate-level changes in recent years, and the Canadian retail market is facing its fair share of competitive challenges.

January 27, 2011

Supervalu company Jewel-Osco announced that its president will retire, effective Feb. 28.

January 25, 2011

Weis Markets recently promoted Mike Mignola to VP merchandising, according to published reports.