March 21, 2011

Hair care company Salon Grafix has partnered with two celebrity hairstylists, Alesha Oak and Gregory Alan, who will assist with product development, share exclusive trade secrets and work side by side with the Salon Grafix team to promote its line extension of hair care products that will debut in the spring.

March 18, 2011

Bausch + Lomb on Friday appointed a clinical professor of ophthalmology to serve as the company's first-ever chief medical officer.

March 17, 2011

The maker behind such brands as Goody and Sharpie has expanded its board of directors to 12 members.

March 17, 2011

Rebootizer USA on Tuesday signed Kris Kinn, professional kiteboarder and international team rider for Best Kiteboarding, to its team of sponsored athletes.

March 17, 2011

New federal and state regulations are expanding the role of the pharmacist, noted Richard Ashworth, Walgreens VP pharmacy services, during a live “Health Chat” hosted by Chicago Tribune reporter Bruce Japsen on Thursday afternoon. And that’s of benefit to patients at large, especially as “community pharmacy is located in the local communities and [is] a natural extension of the healthcare system,” Ashworth wrote.

March 16, 2011

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced it is working with the March of Dimes and television personality Vanessa Minnillo on a public health message to help educate all women of reproductive age about the importance of folate and folic acid through a national educational campaign called Girlfriends for Folate.

March 16, 2011

The former chairman and CEO of Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream has joined Safeway's board of directors.

March 16, 2011

Perrigo on Wednesday named Tony Schott VP diabetes care for the consumer healthcare division.

March 15, 2011

LifeScan on Tuesday introduced Life First, a new North American campaign featuring music legend B.B. King and former “American Idol” contestant Crystal Bowersox in support of its OneTouch brand of blood-glucose monitoring systems.

March 15, 2011

Kraft Foods on Monday announced that its EVP and CFO, Timothy McLevish, will leave the company in mid-2011.

March 15, 2011

Pharmacy benefit manager SXC Health Solutions has appointed president and CEO Mark Thierer as chairman of the board, the company said.

March 14, 2011

Members of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association last week elected Paul Sturman, president and general manager of Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, to chair the association’s board, the association announced Monday.

March 14, 2011

Beiersdorf, whose brands include Nivea, Eucerin and Aquaphor, has announced that Robert Taylor-Hughes, president of Beiersdorf North America, is leaving the company.

March 14, 2011

AmerisourceBergen Monday afternoon announced that CEO David Yost will retire from the wholesaler, effective July 1, after 37 years with the company and the last 14 as CEO.

March 11, 2011

A joint venture between PepsiCo and Unilever has tapped a Hall of Fame golfer to promote ready-to-drink iced teas throughout the state of Florida.

March 11, 2011

Diabetica Research Solutions said its DRSI ReStore! Energy brand has teamed up with television personality and author Charles Mattocks.

March 11, 2011

Walgreens has expanded Joseph Magnacca's role at the drug store chain by appointing him president of daily living products and solutions.

March 10, 2011

Eli Lilly on Thursday announced that it has named Greg Plowman VP oncology research and SVP for ImClone Systems research.

March 10, 2011

Shortly after the announcement that the president of its global hair care business was leaving for a chief executive role at Sephora, Procter & Gamble announced additional organizational changes.

March 10, 2011

Pop singer Lady Gaga has dissolved her partnership with mass merchandiser Target, according to published reports.

March 10, 2011

The ridiculously long-lasting gum has tapped a snowboarding and skateboarding champion to serve as the brand's spokesman.

March 9, 2011

Retired Leiner Health SVP marketing Bob LaFerriere, 62, passed Feb. 4 from multiple myeloma, according to reports.

March 9, 2011

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Tuesday honored Neil Warren of Cardinal Health with its Distribution Management Award for Career Achievement.

March 9, 2011

The president of Procter & Gamble's global hair care business is taking on a new role at Sephora.