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.


July 11, 2014

Debra Ogston has been appointed as the new chief people officer at Schnuck Markets, reporting to Anthony Hucker, chief operating officer, the company announced.

July 8, 2014

Mars announced that Debra Sandler has been named chief health and wellbeing officer. Tracey Massey will fill Sandler's previous role as acting president of Mars Chocolate, North America.

June 30, 2014

President Obama intends to nominate former Procter & Gamble head Robert McDonald to serve as Veterans Affairs secretary, according to published reports.

June 27, 2014

Schnuck Markets earlier this week announced that Robert Hardester has been named the company's new chief information officer. Hardester will report to COO Anthony Hucker and also will serve on the senior management team.

June 23, 2014

McKesson on Monday announced Lori Schechter has been appointed EVP, general counsel and chief compliance officer, replacing Laureen Seeger, who will leave McKesson at the end of June to become the EVP and general counsel of American Express Company.

June 12, 2014

Onco360, an independent provider of oncology pharmacy services, on Thursday announced the appointment of Kirby Eng to the position of executive director, clinical oncology management services.

June 10, 2014

Amgen on Monday appointed David Meline as EVP and CFO, effective July 21.

June 9, 2014

Bayer last week named Dieter Weinand president of Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals effective Aug. 1.

June 5, 2014

Low-risk patients were three times less likely to be admitted to a hospital when they received medication therapy management from a pharmacist, according to the findings of a recent study that was highlighted in Forbes magazine.

June 4, 2014

Shopko on Wednesday announced that veteran pharmacy executive Michael Cantrell has joined the company as SVP retail health.

June 3, 2014

Symphony Health Solutions — a provider of high-value data, analytics and technology solutions for healthcare and life sciences manufacturers, as well as payers and providers — on Tuesday named Robert Gabruk as SVP customer success and insights.

June 3, 2014

The Center for Healthcare Supply Chain Research, HDMA’s nonprofit research foundation, and Genentech on Tuesday presented the 2014 Nexus Award for Lifetime Achievement to David Moody, Jr., CEO of Mutual Wholesale Drug Co.

June 3, 2014

The National Association of Professional Women on Tuesday honored Dawn Jackman as the 2014 Professional Woman of the Year.

May 22, 2014

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy made a number of changes to its executive committee on Wednesday during the association's NABP Annual Meeting in Phoenix.