August 11, 2011

It is with great sadness that Drug Store News reports the unexpected passing of ECRM CEO and founder Charlie Bowlus, who has died from complications following emergency surgery three weeks ago.

August 11, 2011

The Global Market Development Center earlier this week named Mark Mechelse to the role of director of industry insights.

August 11, 2011

Weis Markets earlier this week named Mike Mignola VP store operations and Bruno Garisto VP center store sales and merchandising.

August 10, 2011

Revlon has signed celebrities Emma Stone and Olivia Wilde as global brand ambassadors for the Revlon brand.

August 10, 2011

On behalf of its Combos brand, which serves as a sponsor of the Boston Red Sox, Mars Chocolate North America executive Tim LeBel threw the ceremonial first pitch at the Red Sox game last week to benefit two charitable causes.

August 10, 2011

The Food Marketing Institute has appointed Terry Levee to serve as director of food safety programs.

August 9, 2011

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare on Monday named John Graham chief marketing officer for Consumer Healthcare, North America.

August 9, 2011

Prescription savings program Together Rx Access announced that it has appointed a Pfizer executive to serve as its board of managers chairman.

August 8, 2011

Black Radiance, a Markwins beauty brand, has hired Robyn Turner as its newest brand manager.

August 8, 2011

The Dannon Co. on Monday announced the launch of Dannon Oikos Greek yogurt, which will replace the brand's existing Greek yogurt brand. It will join the company's Stonyfield Organic Oikos Greek yogurt.

August 8, 2011

Katz Group Canada, Canada’s largest integrated retail pharmacy network, has appointed Ken Keelor as chief merchandising officer, effective immediately. Keelor will oversee all merchandising and marketing functions for the Rexall family of pharmacies.

August 8, 2011

Kinney Drugs, which operates 91 stores in central and northern New York and Vermont, has announced the recent promotion of 30-year company veteran Owen Halloran to SVP pharmacy procurement.

August 8, 2011

Model Christie Brinkley is getting in the skin care market with the upcoming launch of her own line called Christie Brinkley Skin Care.

August 8, 2011

Rite Aid has appointed Susan Henderson as SVP and chief communications officer to replace Karen Rugen, who retired last month, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

August 5, 2011

The Council for Responsible Nutrition earlier this week announced that political pundit and former White House senior adviser Karl Rove will be a featured speaker at The Conference, CRN’s annual symposium for the dietary supplement industry.

August 4, 2011

Dr Pepper Snapple Group's VP investor relations Carolyn Ross is assuming leadership of the company’s investor relations function.

August 3, 2011

Hetty Lima has been tapped to serve as Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy's VP specialty infusion services, the company announced this week.

August 3, 2011

The Grocery Manufacturers Association has named George Dunaif as its new VP food safety and technical services.

August 3, 2011

A generic pharmaceutical company announced that its CFO has resigned.

August 3, 2011

A diabetes awareness campaign, sponsored by blood-glucose monitoring systems brand OneTouch, has tapped celebrity chef Sam Talbot to help educate and inspire Americans living with diabetes.

August 2, 2011

In line with its new position as a stand-alone corporation, the former U.S. subsidiary of a Swiss drug maker has appointed a new leader.

August 2, 2011

NYX Professional Makeup has tapped industry veteran Scott Friedman as CEO. Friedman succeeds Toni Ko, who will transition to the role of founder and chief creative director.

August 2, 2011

The VP distribution operations for Omnicare's RxCrossroads business has stepped into a new role, Omnicare announced Tuesday.

July 28, 2011

The president and CEO of Sanofi's U.S. operations is stepping into a newly created role at the drug maker.