October 27, 2011

Pharmaceutical wholesaler H. D. Smith announced on Thursday that Dave Watkins, CFO, will leave the company to join Chicago Public Schools as its new CFO, effective Nov. 7.

October 26, 2011

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has appointed Jeanne Ann Stasny as VP pharmacy services, the company said Wednesday.

October 26, 2011

Generic drug maker Mylan's board of directors has approved a new management structure for the company, effective Jan. 1, 2012.

October 25, 2011

Sanofi has appointed David Meeker as CEO of Genzyme, the French drug maker said.

October 24, 2011

CVS has named Judy Sansone SVP merchandising and has expanded the roles of chief marketing officer Rob Price and EVP internal operations, real estate and supply chain Scott Baker, the company announced Monday.

October 21, 2011

Former chairman, president and CEO of Procter & Gamble A.G. Lafley has joined Legendary Entertainment’s board of directors.

October 20, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s beauty brand CoverGirl has tapped actress Paula Patton as its newest celebrity brand ambassador for its Queen Collection, the company recently announced via Twitter.

October 20, 2011

Bristol-Myers Squibb announced changes to its senior management team, including the appointment of its U.S. pharmaceuticals president.

October 20, 2011

The FRS Co. on Thursday named Matt Kohler chief marketing officer.

October 19, 2011

Emerson Group on Wednesday named Shane Brown to the group's Walmart team.

October 19, 2011

RedPrairie, a global supply chain and retail technology provider, on Tuesday announced the appointment of former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty to RedPrairie's board of directors.

October 18, 2011

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday appointed Carl Hyland as director of membership development.

October 14, 2011

Global private equity firm Advent International has announced that Tom Ryan, former chairman and CEO of CVS Caremark, has joined the firm’s Operating Partner Program. In this role, Ryan will advise and work closely with Advent’s investment professionals to identify opportunities and generate post-investment value at retail and healthcare companies globally.

October 14, 2011

Target announced that Steve Eastman, president of Target.com, left the retailer to pursue other opportunities. Eastman’s departure follows a late August relaunch of Target.com.

October 11, 2011

Sometimes nice guys finish first. Andy Giancamilli, who has held key leadership positions for drug store and big-box chains in both the United States and Canada, revealed in mid-September that he would retire as CEO of Katz Group Canada on Feb. 2, 2012.

October 11, 2011

A drug maker that focuses on treatments for hemophilia has named a new CEO.

October 10, 2011

Mylan co-founder and former chairman and CEO Milan "Mike" Puskar died Saturday, the generic drug maker said. Puskar, who retired from Mylan as chairman in 2009, was 77.

October 7, 2011

Unilever’s Gina Boswell, who was recently appointed EVP personal care for North America, has been selected as a 2011 Achiever of the Year, one of the highest awards bestowed in the beauty industry, by nonprofit Cosmetic Executive Women.

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.