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.

December 18, 2014

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell, who took the helm earlier this year, is making a string of executive changes to help fuel the retailer's digital transformation and enhance the guest experience.

December 17, 2014

Beauty brand philosophy is collaborating with Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Natasha Bedingfield on an exclusive, original song to spread hope to women everywhere.

December 16, 2014

Actavis on Tuesday announced the planned senior management team that will lead the global pharmaceutical company following the successful close of the acquisition of Allergan.

December 11, 2014

Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies has named Jorge Mesquita as worldwide chairman, effective Dec. 15, overseeing such brands as Aveeno, Johnson’s, Listerine, Neutrogena and Tylenol.

December 11, 2014

Kroger on Thursday announced that Nora Aufreiter has been elected to the company's board of directors.

December 11, 2014

David Dillon will retire as chairman of the board on Dec. 31 after 38 years of service.

 

December 10, 2014

McKesson announced that it has launched McKesson Ventures, a strategic venture capital fund.

 

December 10, 2014

Walmart announced that Judith McKenna has been promoted to COO for Walmart U.S.

December 9, 2014

Golub Corp., which owns and operates 134 Price Chopper grocery stores, has hired Leo Taylor as SVP of human resources, reporting directly to Scott Grimmett, EVP and COO.

December 5, 2014
Walgreens' management team following the Alliance Boots merger is in place following the appointment of Linda Filler to the chief merchant position. Filler will be a strong addition to the team Alex Gourlay, currently Walgreens president of customer experience and daily living, and president-elect of Walgreens, is building.
 
Filler has a robust retail pedigree, most recently as president of Claire’s Stores, a fun retailer targeting the tween market with fashionable jewelry and accessories. Prior to Claire’s, Filler was EVP and chief merchandising officer for Sam’s Club, where she led the owned-brand strategy. She also held EVP positions at Walmart and Kraft Foods Group, and leadership positions of increasing responsibility at Hanes Brands in the Sara Lee Corp.
 
December 4, 2014

Crossmark, a sales and marketing services company, has appointed Steve Schuckenbrock as CEO.

December 4, 2014

Linda Filler has been named president retail products and chief merchandising officer effective Jan. 1.

 

December 2, 2014

Mars Chocolate North America on Tuesday announced that Timothy LeBel has been named VP of sales.

November 25, 2014

Walmart is being transformed again following the departure of EVP and chief merchandising officer Duncan Mac Naughton.

November 24, 2014

Walmart Stores on Monday announced that its board of directors has appointed Tom Horton — former chairman and CEO of American Airlines — as a new member of the company’s board, effective Nov. 21.

November 21, 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is the newest member of the BioRhythm team, the sports supplement company announced Thursday.

November 21, 2014

John Foley, Walgreens corporate operations VP for Eastern operations, will retire from the company effective Nov. 28, after a 29-year career with the company, Drug Store News has learned.

November 20, 2014

Moberg Pharma AB on Thursday announced that Jeff Vernimb has been named general manager for its U.S. operations and a member of Moberg's management team, effective Dec. 15.

 

November 17, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Friday elected Patrick Lockwood-Taylor as chair during its fall board meeting.

November 14, 2014

Why is Rite Aid shoring up its Health Dialog leadership?

November 14, 2014

For Jocelyn Wong, SVP, chief marketing officer of Family Dollar, challenging the status quo is what she strives toward each day.

November 14, 2014

Judy Wray  is helping to reinvent the beauty experience at Rite Aid. The chain’s beauty department’s new look features a much more interactive experience and the addition of more prestige cosmetic and skin care lines. Also in select stores, Rite Aid Beauty Advisors — specially trained to assist shoppers with all the beauty brands Rite Aid carries —  offer demonstrations and education. 

November 13, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday announced that RediClinic CEO Web Golinkin will assume additional responsibilities as the CEO of Health Dialog.