October 5, 2011

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, a national professional association of pharmacists and healthcare practitioners, on Wednesday announced the appointment of Edith Rosato as CEO.

October 5, 2011

Schiff Nutrition International on Wednesday named Shane Durkee SVP research and development.

October 4, 2011

Though his term as Generic Pharmaceutical Association president and CEO began four weeks ago, Ralph Neas made his big debut Tuesday as he delivered his remarks at the GPhA-Food and Drug Administration Fall Technical Conference.

October 4, 2011

Shoppers Drug Mart has named Domenic Pilla as its president and CEO, the company said.

October 4, 2011

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries recently appointed a new member to its board, following the resignation of Hasmukh Shah.

October 4, 2011

Actress Thandie Newton has added a new role to her resume: spokeswoman.

October 3, 2011

Katz Group Canada on Monday announced the planned retirement Oct. 31 of Warren Jeffery, chief development officer and interim chief merchandising officer.

October 3, 2011

Hyland’s on Monday named Les Hamilton as its VP sales.

October 3, 2011

Michael Francis, Target's EVP and chief marketing officer, and the person charged with leading the retailer's expansion into Canada, has left the company, Target announced Monday.

September 29, 2011

Biogen Idec has appointed Tony Kingsley as its new EVP global commercial operations.

September 29, 2011

The chief investment officer of Trian Fund Management has been named to the board of directors at Family Dollar, the retailer announced.

September 28, 2011

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation has tapped "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Scott Pelley to be the keynote speaker for the 13th Annual Foundation Dinner on Nov. 29 in New York.

September 28, 2011

Ultimark Products has tapped actress Jennie Garth to be the new face of its Porcelana line of skin care products, which is sold in such retailers as Walgreens, Rite Aid, Walmart and Kmart.

September 28, 2011

Church & Dwight, the maker of Arrid Extra Dry antiperspirant deodorant, has partnered with New York Yankees closing pitcher Mariano Rivera to launch the brand's new advertising campaign.

September 28, 2011

In her new role as president and CEO of Walmart Canada, Shelley Broader will be tasked with addressing new competition from Target and other retailers expanding into Canada. Broader, who joined Walmart Canada in 2010 as chief merchandising officer, will assume her new role, effective immediately.

September 28, 2011

Nestlé EVP and CFO Jim Singh will retire in March 2012 after 35 years with the company.

September 28, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Oral-B brand and celebrity comedienne and Daytime Emmy Award-winner Sherri Shepherd are calling on power toothbrush users across the country to share their “powerful moment of truth” — that instant when they switched from a manual to a power toothbrush — as part of the “Powerful Moments of Truth” campaign.

September 28, 2011

GNC Holdings on Wednesday announced that Jenn Brown, two-time Emmy Award-winning sports journalist, has joined the GNC LiveWell team as its newest brand ambassador.

September 28, 2011

Walgreens is reorganizing its merchandising and marketing leadership teams to better align and to enhance the integration of those groups.
 
As part of the changes, the role of chief marketing officer will be eliminated. As a result, Kim Feil will be leaving the company effective Sept. 30.

September 28, 2011

Water-Jel Technologies last month named Herb Baer to the post of EVP North America. Well-known among military and industrial users, the company plans to expand first-degree burn aftercare at retail in the coming year, Baer told Drug Store News.

September 27, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores is in search of a new head of its global e-commerce and global sourcing businesses, now that Eduardo Castro-Wright announced his retirement effective July 1, 2012.

September 27, 2011

Longtime CVS/pharmacy executive Mike Bloom has resigned from the company and will serve as president and COO of Family Dollar Stores.

September 27, 2011

A few months after announcing the spinoff of its Post Foods business, Ralcorp Holdings has appointed a new leader for the cereal producer.

September 26, 2011

Intelligent Global Pooling Systems has appointed a new CEO, iGPS said.