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March 6, 2014

At the AmerisourceBergen annual meeting of stockholders here on Thursday, company stockholders elected 10 directors to serve for a one-year term, including: Steven Collis, Douglas Conant, Richard Gochnauer, Richard Gozon, Lon Greenberg, Edward Hagenlocker, Jane Henney, Kathleen Hyle, Michael Long and Henry McGee.

March 6, 2014

McKesson on Wednesday announced that its board of directors has elected Anthony Coles as a new independent director, effective April 29, 2014.

March 6, 2014

With a history that goes back more than 100 years, Softsheen-Carson’s Magic Shave has become a legacy brand within the African-American male grooming segment. Today, Magic is celebrating the launch of a new skin care line called Bump Rescue Skincare. To learn more about the brand’s history and the new line, Drug Store News recently talked with Mezei Jefferson, director of education for Softsheen-Carson.

March 5, 2014

Merz North America on Tuesday announced the appointment of Gregory Bass as VP managed markets.

March 4, 2014

Procter & Gamble’s Braun has signed actress and beauty icon Jessica Alba as its new beauty brand ambassador.

March 4, 2014

Weis Markets on Monday announced the promotion of Kurt Schertle to COO.

March 3, 2014

Ahold USA on Monday announced that Tom Lenkevich will join the Giant/Martin's division as president, effective March 4, reporting to Bhavdeep Singh, EVP operations, Ahold USA.

February 28, 2014

Mead Johnson Nutrition on Friday expanded the size of its board from 11 to 12 members and appointed Michael Grobstein as its newest director.

February 28, 2014

Sally Hansen has signed nail artist Madeline Poole as global color ambassador, Trend Expert and artistic adviser.

February 25, 2014

Kroger on Tuesday announced Dennis Gibson has been promoted to president of the QFC division.

February 21, 2014

Par Pharmaceutical announced the appointment of Antonio R. Pera as CCO.

February 21, 2014

Sam's Club has named David Badeen VP health care. Badeen will be responsible for pharmacy, OTC, optical and hearing centers, as well as third party contracting and pricing.

February 20, 2014

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Wednesday announced that Craig Wheeler, president and CEO, Momenta Pharmaceuticals, was elected as GPhA board chairman.

February 20, 2014

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Carol Kelly has joined the Society for Women’s Health Research board of directors.

February 18, 2014

Horst M. Rechelbacher, the founder of Aveda and a self-proclaimed “student” of nature, died on Feb. 15 at his home in Osceola, Wis., after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

February 18, 2014

As many retailers continue to expand the presence of store brand products because of the high retailer margin percent these products offer, it is important to pause and consider what is the optimal balance of national brands and store brand that will drive overall business results for the retailer.

February 14, 2014

Medbox, a provider of industry specific services and systems to the medical and retail industries, has announced two senior-level appointments.

February 14, 2014

Weis Markets on Friday named Jonathan Weis as company president and CEO. Weis, 46, will also retain his role as company vice chairman.

February 12, 2014

Designer Whey on Wednesday partnered with beach volleyball Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings, who will serve as the company's brand ambassador.

February 11, 2014

Multicultural cosmetics brand Milani has hit the ground running this year with a new leadership team, a re-energized brand platform and marketing and communications plans to enter its next evolution in business in 2014.

February 11, 2014

Stater Bros. has named Michael Reed as the company’s senior director of real estate.

February 10, 2014

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Saturday announced the promotion of six staff members.

February 7, 2014

Ahold USA announced that Rick Herring, president of the Giant Carlisle Division, has made the decision to retire, effective Feb. 14.

February 7, 2014

Novartis Consumer Health on Thursday announced that Todd Hutsko has been appointed head of sales U.S., effective March 1.

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