January 18, 2011

Drug database provider First DataBank has appointed former Gold Standard/Elsevier editor-in-chief Karl Matuszewski as VP clinical and editorial knowledge-base services, the company said Tuesday.

January 18, 2011

Fast on the heels of her departure from Ahold USA’s Giant Foods of Landover supermarket unit, Robin Michel has been tapped for an increasingly critical role at retail giant Sears Holdings. Michel, who left as president of Giant-Landover in December 2010, will serve as SVP and president of food and consumables, health and beauty and pharmacy at Sears and its Kmart subsidiary.

January 18, 2011

After announcing that its chief marketing officer would serve as the executive committee sponsor of Target’s entrance into the Canadian market, the retailer named a leader for its Target Canada operations.

January 17, 2011

Family Dollar Stores announced that it has named Paul White to the position of SVP apparel, home and seasonal. White will report to Dorlisa Flur, EVP and chief merchandising officer.

January 17, 2011

Roche CFO Erich Hunziker will retire from the company at the end of March, the Swiss drug maker said Monday.

January 17, 2011

Walgreens announced several executive appointments Monday, which included naming a former United Airlines executive to the post of chief customer experience officer.

January 14, 2011

Target announced that its chief marketing officer, Michael Francis, will serve as the executive committee sponsor of Target’s entrance into the Canadian market. In this role, Francis will oversee the extension of Target’s brand as part of the corporation’s first-ever expansion of its stores beyond the United States, the company reported.

January 13, 2011

Kraft Foods on Wednesday named a former Bain & Co. executive to the position of EVP strategy, effective Jan. 29.

January 11, 2011

Newell Rubbermaid, whose portfolio includes the hair accessories brand Goody, has announced that its president and CEO, Mark Ketchum, will retire later this year.

January 11, 2011

Two leaders of Target have been appointed to the retailer's executive committee.

January 10, 2011

Aurora Health Care has appointed a Wisconsin state official as its SVP and CFO.

January 7, 2011

Supervalu on Friday named Janel Haugarth, 55, EVP merchandising and logistics.

January 6, 2011

Campbell Soup is teaming up with the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement to launch a new campaign that addresses heart disease among women.

January 6, 2011

Mattel announced that it has appointed Bryan Stockton, Mattel’s president of international, to the new position of COO, effective immediately.

January 5, 2011

WASHINGTON — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association recently named GlaxoSmithKline veteran Janet Carter-Smith chair of the CHPA Retailer Liaison Steering Committee effective Jan. 1. Carter-Smith is the third chair of this committee, succeeding David Howenstine, VP customer and industry development at Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, whose term ended at the end of the year.

January 5, 2011

Procter & Gamble has tapped actress Shay Mitchell to be the new spokeswoman for its Pantene Pro-V Nature Fusion collection.

January 5, 2011

Food and Drug Administration principal deputy commissioner Joshua Sharfstein will leave the agency to become head of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, according to published reports.

January 5, 2011

Winn-Dixie Stores on Wednesday named Laurence Appel SVP retail operations, reporting to Peter Lynch, Winn-Dixie's chairman, CEO and president.

January 4, 2011

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Monday elected Jim Hamilton, president of DSM Nutritional Products USA, to chair of the association’s board of directors.

December 23, 2010

Cephalon on Thursday appointed Kevin Buchi as CEO and a member of the company's board.

December 23, 2010

Personal care company Clio Designs has hired Gabriel Rodriguez as VP sales for Mexico and Latin America.

December 22, 2010

A Kodak corporate VP was appointed chief customer officer this week.

December 20, 2010

The president of Par Pharmaceutical's subsidiary announced his resignation on Monday.

December 20, 2010

Valeant Pharmaceuticals' former SVP and corporate controller has been appointed to the role of interim CFO.