January 27, 2015

IRI has hired Michael Rosenthal as EVP of global operations. Rosenthal is a member of the executive leadership team and reports to Andrew Appel, president and CEO of IRI.
 

January 26, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Monday announced that George Fairweather, previously group finance director of Alliance Boots, has been named EVP and global CFO, effective Feb. 20. 

 

January 26, 2015

NJOY announced the appointment of Paul Sturman as its new CEO and president. 

 

January 26, 2015

Ray Payne has been promoted to group VP, real estate.

January 23, 2015

Bi-Lo Holdings announced that Ian McLeod has been appointed president and CEO.

 

January 22, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday announced that Harvey Kamil, vice chairman of NBTY, has been elected chair of the association’s board of directors.

January 22, 2015

Sears Holdings announced on Thursday that Phil Keough has joined the company as SVP and president, pharmacy.

January 21, 2015

Natural Product Solutions recently announced that Laura Berman has joined the company as a spokesperson for the VirMax line of products. 

January 20, 2015

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association announced Tuesday that Ralph Neas, president and CEO, would be stepping down from his position in the fall of 2015.

January 20, 2015

Walgreens on Tuesday announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Madison Dearborn Partners, a leading private equity firm based in Chicago, under which MDP will acquire a majority interest in Walgreens Infusion Services. 

January 20, 2015

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance on Tuesday announced a series of promotions. 

January 16, 2015

Kathleen "Cook" Uhl on Thursday was named director of the Food and Drug Administration's Office of Generic Drugs.

 

January 13, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar  announced that it has named Michael Bloom as the company's president and COO, effective Jan. 12.

 

January 13, 2015

Specialty grocer The Fresh Market has appointed Sean Crane as interim CEO, effective immediately.

January 12, 2015

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January 9, 2015

CCA Industries — whose brands include Plus+White toothpastes and teeth whiteners, Bikini Zone medicated topical and shave gel and Nutra Nail nail care — has announced the resignation of Jonathan Rothschild as a director of CCA Industries, effective Dec. 31, 2014.

January 7, 2015

Bartell Drugs announced that former REI executive Brian Unmacht has been named president.

January 7, 2015

Bi-Lo Holdings president and CEO Randall Ostead will be stepping down from his position in two months.

January 7, 2015

Frank Scorpiniti has taken the helm at Earth Fare, a natural and organic grocery chain based in Asheville, N.C.

January 7, 2015

Oral care brand hello Products has named Kim Sines as its new SVP of sales. Sines brings to the company a range of experience at such companies as Warner-Lambert, Pfizer, L'Oréal and Unilever. 

January 6, 2015

L&R Distributors, a distributor of more than 35,000 HBC, GM and cosmetics products, has promoted Lee Colarco to VP of category management and procurement.

January 6, 2015

The Promotion In Motion Companies, the manufacturer behind such brands as Welch's Fruit Snacks, Sun-Maid Milk Chocolate Raisins and Sour Jacks Sour Candies, named Joseph Vittoria as EVP and chief administrative officer, effective mid-January. 

 

January 6, 2015

Rite Aid named Jocelyn Zazyczny Konrad, currently VP healthcare initiatives, to group VP pharmacy initiatives and clinical services.

 

December 29, 2014

In a staff memo, the Office of Generics Drug’s acting director, Kathleen Uhl, vowed to take action on 90% of the abbreviated new drug application backlog before October 2017, and has appointed Ted Sherwood as acting director of OGD’s Office of Regulatory Operations to help with the improvements, FDANews.com has reported.