September 27, 2016

Justin Bates first joined the Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores, as Neighbourhood Pharmacies was previously known, in 2006, and was named interim CEO in May 2016.

September 27, 2016

While David Bloom was CEO, Shoppers Drug Mart expanded from 400 to 837 stores, which included expansion into the U.S. market in Florida, sales quadrupled and earnings grew tenfold.

September 26, 2016

'Cork' Walgreen III was the grandson of Charles R. Walgreen Sr., who founded the 115-year-old pharmacy retailer that now is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance.

September 26, 2016
HDA’s board elected Cardinal Health’s pharmaceutical segment CEO Jon Giacomin to the position of chairman at its annual board and membership meeting and announced the change Monday. 
 
September 26, 2016

Also recognized by CEO Update were Christine McEntee of the American Geophysical Union, who was named Professional Association CEO of the Year; and Aric Newhouse of the National Association of Manufacturers, who was awarded Association Lobbyist of the Year.

September 23, 2016

The company announced Tuesday that its board of directors had named Paul Campanelli to the position, effective immediately, succeeding Ravid De Silva, who has stepped down from the position and his place on the company's board of directors. 

September 20, 2016

GSK's CEO Designate joined GSK in 2010 from L’Oréal where, over the course of her 17-year career, she held a variety of marketing and general management roles in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States.

September 19, 2016

WebMD's new CEO has been a member of the senior leadership of WebMD and its predecessor companies for 17 years.

September 14, 2016

InHealth Media, a partner company to Nutritional Products International, provides an entire branding strategy and media coverage in house with a full suite of marketing and PR options.

September 12, 2016

H‑E‑B is the largest family‑owned company in Texas, led by family members who include Butt’s brother, chairman and CEO Charles Butt, Howard Butt III and Stephen Butt.

September 12, 2016

Cardinal Health CEO George Barrett spoke on leadership at Columbus Business First's C-Suite Awards last week, according to a report in the Ohio business journal published Friday. "Many people associate leadership with decisiveness, but 'that's not real leadership,' [Barrett] said," Business First reported. "Real leaders know when to hand back a decision to those in a company who are closest to the situation. 'Resist the temptation to always be the big dog,' Barrett said." (Columbus Business First)
 

September 8, 2016

NACDS' new SVP government affairs and public policy has served nearly three decades as a Congressional staff member and as a government affairs professional.

September 7, 2016

At Abbott Nutrition, “it all starts with consumer empathy,” the company’s director of insights, innovation and brand strategy, Surya Menon, told attendees at the Retail Health Summit.

September 7, 2016

The keys to providing an omnichannel experience are being able to provide customers with consistency and a clear value, according to Procter & Gamble’s associate director of brand marketing for personal health care, Phil McWaters, at the Retail Health Summit in June.

September 7, 2016

“The data says the consumer engages in store at a rate of 73%. They’re engaging and thinking and processing information right there at the shelf,” said Mack Elevation Forum founder and managing director Dan Mack, setting the table for a panel discussion among leading consumer health executives at the Retail Health Summit.

September 7, 2016

Retailers take note: As health-and-wellness consumers, Americans need you now more than ever. That was the message from health economist and futurist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn at a seminar on retail health care, the aging population and new trends impacting health delivery.

September 7, 2016

Is there a place for genetic testing in the retail pharmacy setting? Absolutely, said John Ward, VP international and retail marketing for 23andMe.

September 7, 2016

Given the fragmented, piecemeal way the health system has evolved and the urgent challenges posed by skyrocketing costs, inconsistent care standards and wide gaps in the gathering and sharing of vital patient data, it’s no wonder that the health industry is ripe for innovation, Katya Hancock told participants at the Retail Health Summit.

September 7, 2016

As the company behind Purell hand sanitizer, Gojo’s “big, hairy, audacious goal,” as described by the company’s VP hygiene sciences and public health advancements Jim Arbogast, is to “bring well-being to 1 billion people every day.”

September 7, 2016

The explosive growth in the at-risk elderly population has spawned a corresponding explosion in the number of baby boomers who find themselves caring for aging parents. In response, start-up companies have sprung up offering new services and solutions.

September 7, 2016

The mounting costs of health care and the rise of high-deductible health plans are biting deep into Americans’ pocketbooks as payers shift more of the cost burden onto their members. How can pharmacy and health retailers step up with solutions to those challenges?

September 7, 2016

One of the biggest impacts of technology among a potentially unexpected group of consumers is its ability to empower baby boomers to be independent for longer, according to Pfizer Consumer Healthcare senior director disruptive innovation wellness Rimma Fehling.

September 7, 2016

“One-in-4 people over age 45 in the United States is chronically lonely.” That sad statistic, taken from a survey by AARP and reported at the Retail Health Summit by health technology panelist Beth Sanders, should give all retail health providers pause, she said.

September 7, 2016

Helping seniors stay “active, mobile and independent” is the prime mission for GreatCall, a San-Diego-based provider of independent-living tools for elderly Americans and their caregivers.