August 6, 2014

Walgreens said it has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015.

 

August 5, 2014

Former Revco executive Boake Sells has been named chairman of the board for HealthSpot.

August 5, 2014

GNC Holdings on Tuesday named Michael Archbold CEO and appointed him to the board, effective immediately.

August 4, 2014

Apothecary Products, a manufacturer and distributor of consumer healthcare products and pharmacy supplies, announced three new hires for its leadership team: Nathan Hanson, president and CEO; Darran Spence, CFO; and Jim O’Sullivan, SVP of sales.

August 4, 2014

Walgreens on Monday announced the appointment of Timothy McLevish as  EVP and CFO.

 

August 1, 2014

The new dean of the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Gregory Dewey, is looking to gain insight from industry experts.

August 1, 2014

Industry veteran Warren Jeffery has been appointed Rexall’s COO. Jeffery is rejoining the company after retiring in 2011.

July 31, 2014

Crossmark announced the appointment of Steve Valentino as VP of the company's drug division.

July 31, 2014

Retail and consumer products veteran Brian Cornell was named chairman and CEO at Target to fill 2-of-the-3 roles previously held by the company’s former top executive, Gregg Steinhafel.

July 29, 2014

The American Diabetes Association announced that Suzanne Berry, MBA, CAE has been named interim CEO until a permanent CEO is appointed, effective Aug. 1, 2014.

July 28, 2014

Dollar Tree on Monday morning acquired Family Dollar Stores in a cash and stock transaction worth about $8.5 billion. 

 

July 25, 2014

After 40 years in the beer business, Molson Coors Brewing Co. president and CEO Peter S. Swinburn is retiring from the company and its board of directors on Dec. 31.

July 25, 2014

PepsiCo on Thursday announced that James Schiro has resigned from the company's board of directors for health reasons, effective immediately.

July 24, 2014

Walmart named Greg Foran president and CEO of its U.S. stores division to replace Bill Simon, who is leaving the company after an eight-year run.

July 24, 2014

Walgreens today announced that Kermit Crawford, president of Pharmacy, Health and Wellness, will retire after 31 years in a variety of advancing roles with the company to take on new opportunities

July 24, 2014

Pharmavite announced Wednesday that EVP, sales, Timothy Toll had been promoted to the position of chief customer officer.

July 24, 2014

Rite Aid has appointed former Roundy’s executive Darren Karst as EVP and CFO, effective Aug. 20.

July 22, 2014

Schnuck Markets announced that David Steck has joined the company as VP IT infrastructure, reporting to chief information officer Bob Hardester.

July 17, 2014

The Board of Directors of Loblaw Cos. announced that Galen Weston, executive chairman, also has been appointed as president, effective immediately. 

 

July 17, 2014

UrgentRx on Thursday announced that it has closed on $17.5 million of Series C growth capital. 

July 11, 2014

Laura Geller Beauty has hired beauty industry executive Elana Drell Szyfer to serve as CEO, effective immediately.

July 11, 2014

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance on Friday announced several changes to the PQA staff team, effective July 7. 

July 9, 2014

Coty has unveiled a new organizational structure to create a more integrated model built around categories and regions while maintaining prestige and mass differentiation.

July 8, 2014

LIU Pharmacy, part of the Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, announced that educator and researcher Dr. John Pezzuto has been named dean of the LIU Pharamacy, effective Jan. 1, 2015.