October 7, 2011

Clorox announced that EVP and CFO Dan Heinrich, who has served as financial chief of the company since 2003, will retire Nov. 16.

October 7, 2011

The news that Shoppers Drug Mart has appointed former McKesson Canada executive Domenic Pilla as its new president and CEO not only is significant news in its own right, but also is important as Pilla will inherit a chain that is wrestling with the impact of drug reforms in several provinces and faces its share of competitive challenges.

October 6, 2011

Merck chairman Richard Clark is retiring, the company said Thursday.

October 5, 2011

Schiff Nutrition International on Wednesday named Shane Durkee SVP research and development.

October 3, 2011

Michael Francis, Target's EVP and chief marketing officer, and the person charged with leading the retailer's expansion into Canada, has left the company, Target announced Monday.

October 3, 2011

Family Dollar is on a mission to increase traffic to its stores — of which it intends to build twice as many in fiscal 2012 as it did in fiscal 2011 — and grow its market basket. That has meant a growing emphasis on what it considers its consumables business, a substantial portion of which is constituted by health and beauty aids.

September 29, 2011

Biogen Idec has appointed Tony Kingsley as its new EVP global commercial operations.

September 28, 2011

Ultimark Products has tapped actress Jennie Garth to be the new face of its Porcelana line of skin care products, which is sold in such retailers as Walgreens, Rite Aid, Walmart and Kmart.

September 28, 2011

In her new role as president and CEO of Walmart Canada, Shelley Broader will be tasked with addressing new competition from Target and other retailers expanding into Canada. Broader, who joined Walmart Canada in 2010 as chief merchandising officer, will assume her new role, effective immediately.

September 28, 2011

Nestlé EVP and CFO Jim Singh will retire in March 2012 after 35 years with the company.

September 27, 2011

Longtime CVS/pharmacy executive Mike Bloom has resigned from the company and will serve as president and COO of Family Dollar Stores.

September 26, 2011

The Apothecary Shops founder and CEO John Musil was named CEO of the Year among leaders of private companies at the Arizona Corporate Excellence Awards, The Apothecary Shops said Monday.

September 26, 2011

Safeway has appointed Kent Bradley as its new chief medical officer.

September 23, 2011

Stater Bros. has promoted its senior regional VP.

September 22, 2011

Hershey's president and CEO, J.P. Bilbrey, announced changes to the chocolate giant's global leadership team.

September 19, 2011

Family Dollar announced that it has named Trey Johnson to the newly created position of SVP food.

September 14, 2011

The American Pharmacists Association has appointed Stacia Spridgen as director of its federal pharmacy program, the group said Wednesday.

September 13, 2011

GMDC members elected two new board members to serve in two-year terms on their board of directors, the association announced Tuesday.

September 12, 2011

Healthcare information provider Wolters Kluwer Pharma has appointed Henry Prolog as its VP data strategy, acquisitions and services, the company said.

September 9, 2011

Weis Markets earlier this week named Regina Tator as its director of private brands.

September 8, 2011

Richard Wolford has joined the board of directors at Schiff Nutrition.

September 8, 2011

Merck KGaA announced that Robert Yates was named president of Merck Millipore, the drug maker's life science division.

September 8, 2011

Sears Holdings announced that former UPS executive Raj Penkar is joining the company as SVP and president of the company's supply chain.

September 7, 2011

Gurwitch Products, the prestige cosmetics company whose portfolio includes Laura Mercier and RéVive brands, has announced the appointment of Kim Waite as VP global communications.