November 4, 2011

In September, the Generic Pharmaceutical Association announced the appointment of Ralph Neas — former president and CEO of the National Coalition on Health Care — as its new president and CEO, replacing Kathleen Jaeger, who stepped down as president and CEO of the organization in May 2010.

October 31, 2011

President Barack Obama issued an executive order Monday to address the growing problem of drug shortages.

October 27, 2011

Pharmaceutical wholesaler H. D. Smith announced on Thursday that Dave Watkins, CFO, will leave the company to join Chicago Public Schools as its new CFO, effective Nov. 7.

October 26, 2011

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has appointed Jeanne Ann Stasny as VP pharmacy services, the company said Wednesday.

October 26, 2011

Generic drug maker Mylan's board of directors has approved a new management structure for the company, effective Jan. 1, 2012.

October 25, 2011

Help Remedies, a New York-based creator of "minimalist" over-the-counter medicine, on Tuesday announced national distribution for its line of single-ingredient nonprescription remedies through Walgreens.

October 20, 2011

Bristol-Myers Squibb announced changes to its senior management team, including the appointment of its U.S. pharmaceuticals president.

October 12, 2011

The Network of Executive Women has elected five new members at large to its board of directors.

October 10, 2011

Sue Klug, president of the Southern California division of Supervalu, was awarded the Bobbie O'Hare Award for outstanding service to the Network of Executive Women on Friday.

October 7, 2011

Unilever’s Gina Boswell, who was recently appointed EVP personal care for North America, has been selected as a 2011 Achiever of the Year, one of the highest awards bestowed in the beauty industry, by nonprofit Cosmetic Executive Women.

October 7, 2011

Clorox announced that EVP and CFO Dan Heinrich, who has served as financial chief of the company since 2003, will retire Nov. 16.

October 7, 2011

The news that Shoppers Drug Mart has appointed former McKesson Canada executive Domenic Pilla as its new president and CEO not only is significant news in its own right, but also is important as Pilla will inherit a chain that is wrestling with the impact of drug reforms in several provinces and faces its share of competitive challenges.

October 3, 2011

Family Dollar is on a mission to increase traffic to its stores — of which it intends to build twice as many in fiscal 2012 as it did in fiscal 2011 — and grow its market basket. That has meant a growing emphasis on what it considers its consumables business, a substantial portion of which is constituted by health and beauty aids.

September 29, 2011

Representatives from leading health systems came together to discuss evolving efforts in coordinated patient care at the first Walgreens Health Systems Executive Client Forum, Walgreens stated Thursday.

September 27, 2011

Longtime CVS/pharmacy executive Mike Bloom has resigned from the company and will serve as president and COO of Family Dollar Stores.

September 16, 2011

Navarro Discount Pharmacy, a Hispanic-owned pharmacy chain and an MBF Healthcare portfolio company, has expanded its management team by naming Luis Mier as CFO and promoting Manuel Leon to VP wholesale and OTC programs.

September 14, 2011

Ahold has announced the appointment of Jeff Carr as EVP and CFO, starting Nov. 12.

September 14, 2011

Attacks on a human papillomavirus vaccine made amid an increasingly caustic Republican presidential primary battle have drawn a response from the manufacturer.

September 14, 2011

PepsiCo on Wednesday announced several executive changes at its company, including a new CEO of PepsiCo Americas Beverages.

September 13, 2011

Ahold USA has appointed a former Walmart executive to head its Landover, Md.-based Giant Food division, the supermarket operator said Tuesday.

September 13, 2011

GlaxoSmithKline's Consumer Healthcare division has appointed a former Kraft Foods executive as its new chief customer officer.

September 12, 2011

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association has named Ralph Neas as its new president and CEO.

September 8, 2011

Sears Holdings announced that former UPS executive Raj Penkar is joining the company as SVP and president of the company's supply chain.

September 7, 2011

The Private Label Manufacturers Association announced that Douglas Merrill will serve as the keynote speaker for the organization's 2011 Private Label Trade Show in November.