January 10, 2011

A leading wholesale distributor of prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals announced the retirement of its CEO.

January 10, 2011

PepsiCo has named a new president for its Quaker Foods and Snacks business.

January 7, 2011

Supervalu on Friday named Janel Haugarth, 55, EVP merchandising and logistics.

January 6, 2011

Campbell Soup is teaming up with the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement to launch a new campaign that addresses heart disease among women.

January 6, 2011

Mattel announced that it has appointed Bryan Stockton, Mattel’s president of international, to the new position of COO, effective immediately.

January 5, 2011

WASHINGTON — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association recently named GlaxoSmithKline veteran Janet Carter-Smith chair of the CHPA Retailer Liaison Steering Committee effective Jan. 1. Carter-Smith is the third chair of this committee, succeeding David Howenstine, VP customer and industry development at Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, whose term ended at the end of the year.

January 5, 2011

WHITESTONE, N.Y. — Business mogul, real-estate developer on a colossal scale with an ego to match, reality TV star, highest of the high-profile billionaires. Could Donald Trump’s next big role be president of the United States?


More importantly, would Trump the president be good for the country and, more specifically, for retail and wholesale pharmacy?


January 5, 2011

WHITESTONE, N.Y. — Call him “Stewie Rah Rah.” He doesn’t mind. Stewart Rahr, the man in the bright yellow sunglasses who led Kinray to become the nation’s top independently owned pharmaceutical wholesaler, soon will have more time for his other interests.

January 5, 2011

Procter & Gamble has tapped actress Shay Mitchell to be the new spokeswoman for its Pantene Pro-V Nature Fusion collection.

January 5, 2011

The American Pharmacists Association on Wednesday announced the winners of its Remington Honor Medal and other professional awards.

January 5, 2011

Food and Drug Administration principal deputy commissioner Joshua Sharfstein will leave the agency to become head of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, according to published reports.

January 5, 2011

Responding to what she termed an “unprecedented” shortage of prescription medicines for such serious conditions as cancer, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., is promising new legislation to deal with the problem.

January 5, 2011

NEW YORK — In a slew of interviews in recent months with ABC News, Fox News, CNN and even the BBC, Donald Trump has made no secret of the fact that he’s seriously considering a presidential bid in 2012.


In an interview with ABC News correspondent George Stephanopoulos, Trump described himself as a Republican, and said that if he decided to run, it would be as a Republican. He added, “I’m going to make a decision probably by June.”

January 5, 2011

Winn-Dixie Stores on Wednesday named Laurence Appel SVP retail operations, reporting to Peter Lynch, Winn-Dixie's chairman, CEO and president.

January 4, 2011

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Monday named Bill Head as the association’s VP government affairs, effective Jan. 17, and promoted David Spangler as the association’s SVP policy, general counsel and secretary, effective immediately.

January 4, 2011

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Monday elected Jim Hamilton, president of DSM Nutritional Products USA, to chair of the association’s board of directors.

January 4, 2011

Sears Holdings' SVP procurement and finance has been promoted.

January 3, 2011

Former president George W. Bush will deliver the keynote speech at Armada Health Care’s seventh annual Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit, the specialty pharmacy contracting organization said.

December 29, 2010

Stater Bros. Markets, which operates 167 supermarkets in southern California, has named Mike Slaton VP real estate.

December 23, 2010

Cephalon on Thursday appointed Kevin Buchi as CEO and a member of the company's board.

December 23, 2010

Personal care company Clio Designs has hired Gabriel Rodriguez as VP sales for Mexico and Latin America.

December 22, 2010

The FRS Co., the manufacturer of FRS Healthy Energy products, on Tuesday named Denver Bronco first-round pick Tim Tebow to its FRS Healthy Energy team as its latest professional athlete spokesman.

December 22, 2010

A Kodak corporate VP was appointed chief customer officer this week.

December 22, 2010

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America has added four new members to its board.