January 20, 2015

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association announced Tuesday that Ralph Neas, president and CEO, would be stepping down from his position in the fall of 2015.

January 20, 2015

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance on Tuesday announced a series of promotions. 

January 20, 2015

AmerisourceBergen on Friday announced that Ornella Barra, EVP Walgreens Boots Alliance and president and CEO of global wholesale and international retail has been elected to its board of directors, effective immediately. 

January 20, 2015

CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo has landed a prime seat at Tuesday’s State of the Union Address in recognition of the chain’s move last year to pull tobacco products.

January 16, 2015

CVS Health’s VP of inventory management Lou Mercado discussed the importance of hiring diverse colleagues and shared how he is incorporating diversity across his team.

 

January 16, 2015

Kathleen "Cook" Uhl on Thursday was named director of the Food and Drug Administration's Office of Generic Drugs.

 

January 16, 2015

Thomas Sabatino Jr. will be leaving the company to join Hertz Global Holdings as senior EVP, chief administrative officer and general counsel.

 

January 15, 2015

McKeon Products announced the appointment of Melissa Eldridge as director of new product development and sourcing. Eldridge brings to the company a strong history of successful product development, the company said, emphasizing also her involvement in creating a wide range of consumer health-and-wellness products.

 

January 14, 2015

Yes to Inc., a maker of natural skin and hair care, announced that Neil Grimmer — cofounder and CEO of Plum Organics, an organic kids nutrition company — has been appointed to its board of directors.

January 13, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar  announced that it has named Michael Bloom as the company's president and COO, effective Jan. 12.

 

January 13, 2015

Specialty grocer The Fresh Market has appointed Sean Crane as interim CEO, effective immediately.

January 8, 2015

Golub Corp./Price Chopper Supermarkets has announced the promotion of Robert Allen to director, insurance and workers’ compensation, reporting directly to Anne Davis, VP of taxation.

January 7, 2015

Bi-Lo Holdings president and CEO Randall Ostead will be stepping down from his position in two months.

January 7, 2015

Gloria E. Meredith, dean of the College of Pharmacy and professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, will become the founding dean of Binghamton University’s School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

January 7, 2015

Oral care brand hello Products has named Kim Sines as its new SVP of sales. Sines brings to the company a range of experience at such companies as Warner-Lambert, Pfizer, L'Oréal and Unilever. 

January 6, 2015

L&R Distributors, a distributor of more than 35,000 HBC, GM and cosmetics products, has promoted Lee Colarco to VP of category management and procurement.

January 6, 2015

Former chairman, president and CEO of Del Laboratories, Dan Wassong, died on Jan. 1 at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, according to an obituary in The New York Times. He was 84 years old.

January 6, 2015

The Promotion In Motion Companies, the manufacturer behind such brands as Welch's Fruit Snacks, Sun-Maid Milk Chocolate Raisins and Sour Jacks Sour Candies, named Joseph Vittoria as EVP and chief administrative officer, effective mid-January. 

 

January 6, 2015

Leonard Lieberman, former chairman and CEO of Supermarkets General, which owns Pathmark, died at his home in Hoboken, N.J., on Jan. 2, according to an obituary on NJ.com. He was 85.

January 6, 2015

Rite Aid named Jocelyn Zazyczny Konrad, currently VP healthcare initiatives, to group VP pharmacy initiatives and clinical services.

 

January 5, 2015

The NRF Foundation announced the individuals who have been named to The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future.

 

December 29, 2014

Diplomat Pharmacy has announced that Jennifer Hagerman will take office as the president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association.

December 22, 2014

Maesa — which designs, develops and manufactures private label and exclusive brands for retailers, as well as packaging and turnkey products for beauty brands — has appointed industry vet Shawn Haynes to the newly created position of SVP of sales, mass and drugstore retailers.

December 17, 2014

DSN hosted its 16th annual Industry Issues Summit conference on Dec. 3 at the New York Athletic Club.