July 14, 2011

Schiff Nutrition on Thursday announced that Scott Milsten had assumed the role of SVP general counsel and corporate secretary effective July 12.

July 7, 2011

Schiff Nutrition on Wednesday named Jennifer Steeves-Kiss SVP and chief marketing officer. Steeves-Kiss joins Schiff from Procter & Gamble, where for almost two decades she helped build premium brands.

July 5, 2011

H. D. Smith, the fourth-largest national pharmaceutical wholesaler, on Tuesday named Mark de Bruin to the post of corporate VP managed care.

June 17, 2011

Things just got a whole lot more interesting in the mid-tier department store space now that JCPenney has hired former Apple executive Ron Johnson to be its CEO. Johnson is a former Target merchandising executive who for the past 11 years oversaw the growth of Apple’s wildly successful and widely heralded retail operation.

June 8, 2011

Dr. Fresh, a maker of personal care products, perhaps best known for its FireFly flashing toothbrush for children, has announced that a Wilmington dentist has won recognition for making pediatric dental services available to uninsured, needy local families.

June 7, 2011

Walgreens on Monday named Steve Pemberton the company’s divisional VP diversity and inclusion, making him the company’s first chief diversity officer.

May 23, 2011

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Monday named John Parker VP communications, where he will serve as the association’s lead communications strategist.

May 16, 2011

Eastman Kodak Co.'s board of directors has named a new VP.

May 16, 2011

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Monday named Taylor Wallace to the post of senior director, scientific and regulatory affairs.

May 6, 2011

Akorn, a niche generic pharmaceutical company, earlier this week entered into an agreement to acquire Advanced Vision Research, an over-the-counter ophthalmic company that promotes eye care products under the TheraTears and MacuTrition brands.

April 20, 2011

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Wednesday named longtime industry veteran John Coster as SVP government affairs and head of the association’s newly created NCPA Advocacy Center.

April 5, 2011

Help Remedies on Monday named 20-year industry veteran Mark Cieslinski SVP sales.

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

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

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 7, 2011

Actavis last week named Lisa Buono to lead its over-the-counter drug division as part of the company’s strategic expansion of the division.

February 25, 2011

Perrigo on Friday named Lynden Johncock to the post of trade promotion manager with the sales department. In this combined marketing and sales role, Johncock will act as a liaison between customers and Perrigo to ensure effective exchange of ideas for business and product line growth.

February 24, 2011

Erica Mann has been named the new head of Bayer HealthCare’s Consumer Care division and member of the Bayer HealthCare executive committee. She will join the company March 14.

February 24, 2011

The Natural Products Association on Wednesday announced the promotion of Cara Welch to VP scientific and regulatory affairs.

February 18, 2011

Schiff Nutrition International on Friday named Tarang Amin CEO, president and director, effective March 7. Amin will replace Bruce Wood, CEO, president and director, who is retiring.

February 15, 2011

Walgreens last month promoted Mia Scholz from corporate VP accounting and controller to SVP accounting and controller.

February 14, 2011

Walgreens on Monday rounded out the pharmacy purchasing team led by Jeff Berkowitz, who joined Walgreens in the fall as SVP pharmaceutical development and market access. The team reporting to Berkowitz includes Walgreen veterans Frank DeStefano, Mike Bleser and Mike Allen, as well as newcomers Jeff Foreman and Gary Gleeson.

February 4, 2011

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Friday named Vera Grill director of federal affairs, effective Feb. 8. In this capacity, Grill will coordinate and manage CHPA’s federal priorities, the association stated.

January 25, 2011

3D Communications on Tuesday announced that Virginia Cox will join its team of communication and healthcare experts, effective Feb. 1.