July 10, 2012

President Barack Obama signed into law Monday what some called a "historic" reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act.

July 9, 2012

Onyx Pharmaceuticals has appointed a new SVP global corporate affairs.

July 9, 2012

Merz has promoted one of its executives to serve as VP and chief compliance officer.

July 9, 2012

Kerr Drug has promoted Mark Gregory to SVP store operations, the regional retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

July 9, 2012

The National Products Association promoted two senior advocacy staff members "as the association expands its regulatory and government affairs efforts," NPA stated Monday.

July 9, 2012

Topco Associates has appointed Andrew Broccolo to serve as its general counsel, the company said.

July 6, 2012

An international leader in building sales and brand value for consumer goods and retail companies has expanded its executive leadership.

July 5, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced on Thursday the hiring of pharmacist Nick Dorich to serve as NACDS’ manager of pharmacy care and as the NACDS Foundation’s manager of foundation programs.

July 5, 2012

Ralcorp announced that Ronald Wilkinson, corporate VP and president of Ralcorp Cereal Products, will retire from the company, effective Sept. 30.

July 2, 2012

Laundry detergent brand Gain has tapped an actress and comedian for an interactive YouTube experience that helps people celebrate what makes them unique and find their perfect scent match.

July 2, 2012

Procter & Gamble has announced that Jordyn Wieber, reigning All-Around World Champion, will serve as an ambassador for P&G Beauty brands, including CoverGirl, Head & Shoulders, Olay and Venus.

July 2, 2012

Schiff Nutrition has appointed a new SVP and chief commercial officer.

June 29, 2012

A Heineken USA executive has been promoted to the position of digital manager for Heineken Global.

June 29, 2012

One of Impax Labs' top executives is leaving the company, the drug maker announced Friday.

June 29, 2012

While saying the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — whose constitutionality the Supreme Court largely upheld in a 5-4 decision Thursday — would be beneficial by creating a larger population of insured patients, the leader of one of the country's largest specialty pharmacies said it didn't address the problem of waste in health care, according to published reports.

June 26, 2012

Heinz has named Dave Woodward EVP, in charge of Heinz North America, effective immediately.

June 25, 2012

The U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Eisai has promoted one of its executives.

June 25, 2012

A campaign managed and funded by the Council for Responsible Nutrition Foundation has tapped an Academy Award-nominated actress and screenwriter to serve as its spokeswoman.

June 25, 2012

The chairman of SXC Health Solutions has been honored with an award that recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

June 25, 2012

Wal-Mart Stores said in an emailed statement that the co-heads of its technology unit, @WalmartLabs, are leaving the company.

June 22, 2012

The National Retail Federation has appointed a retail technology veteran to serve as its VP retail technologies.

June 21, 2012

Drug Store News recently talked with COPD Foundation founder and president John Walsh about the organization’s new leadership. In March, the COPD Foundation took over leadership for Drive4COPD, which aims to screen people for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a collective term for emphysema and chronic bronchitis, which the group estimates to affect 24 million Americans who may have it but don’t know it.


June 21, 2012

Hershey has named Leslie Turner as SVP, general counsel and secretary, effective July 9.

June 21, 2012

Scott Higgison has been appointed to serve as VP sales for Lansinoh, the company said.