March 29, 2017

Twenty-year industry veteran will be responsible for the retail generic business.

March 29, 2017

Colleen Wegman joined Wegmans in 1991 and was named president in 2005 by the late Robert Wegman, her grandfather.

March 29, 2017

Jay Puchir was named CEO and former Walmart Treasurer Charles Rateliff was appointed CFO and treasurer for company soon to be listed on the Nasdaq market.

March 29, 2017

Prior to joining TreeHouse, the former Walgreens group VP was responsible for all of Walgreens' household, consumables and general merchandise categories.

March 28, 2017
Mark Doerr joins the former Change Healthcare company from Giant Eagle, where he oversaw pharmacy enterprise solutions, merchandising, managed care and specialty for the company’s more than 200 pharmacies.
March 27, 2017

Paul Bisaro previously served as executive chairman of Allergan, and president, CEO and chairman of the board of Actavis.

March 22, 2017

Noted as much for his generosity as his retail acumen, Jerry Weinberger served as the chairman of NACDS from May 1976 to April 1977.

March 20, 2017

Rob Easley, who joined the convenience store and pharmacy chain in February, replaces longtime VP of sales of marketing, John Schaninger. 

March 20, 2017

Kroger promotes president of Columbus division to lead Fred Meyer while Fred Meyer's current VP merchandising will assume command at Kroger's Columbus division.

March 15, 2017

The company announced Tuesday that it had appointed Serge Jureidini as president, Elizabeth Arden and fragrances.

March 13, 2017

Albertsons has chosen a longtime Safeway veteran to head up the company’s diversity and inclusion efforts, as well as its government relationships, philanthropy and sustainability departments. 

March 13, 2017

She previously held positions with Starbucks and Savers, a 200-store international thrift store chain.

March 13, 2017

He served as senior advisor to President George W. Bush from 2000–2007 and as deputy chief of staff from 2004–2007.

March 10, 2017

Both Adam Holyk and Joe Hartsig will assume their new roles, effective April 1, and report to Alex Gourlay, co-COO for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

March 7, 2017

The appointments of Bloom, as well as Christopher W. Bodine and Peter J. Bocian, are effective immediately. 

March 7, 2017

Dave Berman, 98, an SVP and partner in May's Drug and Drug Warehouse until his retirement, passed away peacefully on Feb. 25, according to an obit published by Tulsa World Sunday. "Through his entire life, Dave was always extra sensitive to the plight of others less fortunate than him and enjoyed spending time with them," Tulsa World wrote. "He enjoyed the company of his peers in the drug store industry, many of them Fortune 500 senior executives." (Tulsa World)

March 6, 2017

Twenty years ago this month, I put on what was then my “lucky” tie, this horrible, neon yellow number from Banana Republic — it wore more like a bad Hawaiian shirt than a tie — and I started a new job as senior editor for OTCs and natural health at Drug Store News. Sure, I have a lot less hair today than I did then, but I also have much better taste in ties.

March 6, 2017

In Mark Chodnowsky's  new role at Kline, he will be responsible for prospecting new clients and reinforcing current client relationships.

March 3, 2017

Industry retailers and vendors gathered on Dec. 1, 2016, for the Front-End Roundtable, part of the 18th annual DSN Industry Issues Summit.

March 3, 2017

A. Alan Turfe is J.M. Smith's new CEO and chairman of its board of directors, effective March 1, having been selected by the company’s board after a nationwide search.

March 3, 2017

Kim Nguyen completed her undergraduate studies from UCLA and is currently enrolled in Keck Graduate Institute School of Pharmacy to earn a Doctor of Pharmacology degree.

March 3, 2017

Walgreens’ latest CIO — who joined the company in 2009 — has previously held posts at Orbitz and Intuit, as well as the Department of Defense.

March 2, 2017

In the weeks leading up to the Consumer Health Products Annual Executive Conference, Drug Store News assembled a virtual panel of leading consumer healthcare executives. Find out why top OTC marketers are so bullish on the business in 2017 and beyond.

March 1, 2017

Peter Tedeschi was the third-generation president of the 200-store Tedeschi Food Shops convenience store chain before they sold to 7-Eleven in 2015.