October 21, 2014

H.D. Smith on Monday appointed Rob Meriweather as VP sales.

 

October 17, 2014

"The United States is in the midst of a prescription drug abuse epidemic as addiction, overdoses and deaths associated with non-medical drug use have risen dramatically over the last decade. In 2009, U.S. drug overdose deaths outnumbered motor vehicle accident deaths for the first time," writes Wendy Cloe, a director at Emdeon, in her latest blog.

October 15, 2014

Walgreens promoted Jan Stern Reed to general counsel for the company, effective immediately.

 

October 14, 2014

Kroger on Tuesday named Alex Tosolini to serve in the newly created role of SVP new business development, effective Nov. 3.

October 9, 2014

President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced his intent to nominate Giant Eagle executive chairman David Shapira to the role of governor for the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service. 

 

October 6, 2014

The Food Marketing Institute on Monday hired Margaret Edgell Core to guide the reinstituted annual event, FMI Connect, the Global Food Retail Experience.

September 30, 2014

The Natural Products Association on Monday announced the hire of Adam Finney as SVP member services.

September 29, 2014

Walmart on Monday named Kevin Systrom, co-founder of Instagram, as a new member of the company’s board, effective Sept. 26.

 

September 25, 2014

More than 7,000 people from around the region — and world — registered for the 25th annual CVS Health Downtown 5k held in Providence, R.I., on Sept. 21 — bringing together a mix of competitive runners, along with recreational runners, walkers and children.

September 15, 2014

Pharmavite on Monday named Etienne Patout as its new chief marketing officer and Brett Buatti as VP operations.

September 12, 2014

Kroger has tapped Kevin Dougherty, formerly group VP and chief supply chain officer, to lead the company's new Vitacost.com division as group VP of digital and Vitacost. 

 

September 11, 2014

Cardinal Health on Thursday announced that Michael Kaufmann has been named CFO of the company effective Nov. 11.

September 8, 2014

Walgreens announced the appointment of Barry Rosenstein and a second new director to be named to its board of directors.

 

August 27, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Monday announced that Brian Green will join CHPA as VP, finance and operations and CFO.

August 19, 2014

NBTY on Tuesday named Steven Cahillane CEO. A 25-year consumer goods industry veteran, Cahillane comes to NBTY from Coca-Cola, where he led the successful integration of Coca‐Cola Enterprises' North American bottling operation and drove significant market share gains as president of Coca-Cola Americas. 

August 14, 2014

Dollar General on Wednesday announced the appointment of Paula Price, senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, to its board of directors effective Aug. 26.

 

August 14, 2014

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy on Thursday announced that Bob Fulcher has joined the organization as COO. 

August 12, 2014

ConAgra has begun its search for new CEO, following Gary Rodkin’s announcement to the board that he plans to retire at the end of the company’s fiscal year, May 2015.

August 4, 2014

Walgreens on Monday announced the appointment of Timothy McLevish as  EVP and CFO.

 

July 24, 2014

Rite Aid has appointed former Roundy’s executive Darren Karst as EVP and CFO, effective Aug. 20.

July 22, 2014

Office Depot on Monday announced that Mark Cosby has been named as the company's president, North America.

July 22, 2014

Schnuck Markets announced that David Steck has joined the company as VP IT infrastructure, reporting to chief information officer Bob Hardester.

July 15, 2014

Compliant Pharmacy Alliance Cooperative on Tuesday announced that H. Edward Heckman, CEO, is slated to retire from the company this fall and to be succeeded by COO Jay Blackburn.

July 15, 2014

John Biles, who led the University of Southern California’s School of Pharmacy for 27 years, died June 27.