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

MIAMI — With new leadership at the helm, Navarro Discount Pharmacy continues its goal of catering to the needs of the Hispanic community in the Miami area. Navarro is the largest Hispanic-owned drug store chain in the United States, with 28 locations that cater to the Hispanic market through their product offerings and services.


The company, which garnered about $320 million in sales in 2009, tapped in late 2009 former Bigg’s executive Steve Kaczynski to serve as CEO, and has since further bolstered its management team as part of its expansion strategy.


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 3, 2011

A new joint healthcare venture between GE and Intel was launched on Monday, and both companies promise it will improve the quality of life for seniors.

December 23, 2010

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

December 16, 2010

A Delaware judge granted Walmart's request for a preliminary injunction on Wednesday and has blocked — for now — CVS Caremark from hiring former Walmart executive Hank Mullany as president of CVS/pharmacy, according to published reports.

December 15, 2010

Procter & Gamble on Tuesday afternoon named a healthcare veteran to its board. Susan Desmond-Hellmann, 53, chancellor of the University of California, San Francisco was named to the board, effective Dec. 13.

December 15, 2010

Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday announced that Alex Gorsky, currently worldwide chairman of medical devices and diagnostics, and Sheri McCoy, currently worldwide chairman of pharmaceuticals, have been appointed vice chairmen of the executive committee, joining William Weldon, J&J chairman and CEO, in an expanded Office of the Chairman.

December 15, 2010

Retail giant Kroger has named a new divisional president, replacing an executive who recently was promoted to SVP retail operations.

December 14, 2010

Two members of the Dr Pepper Snapple Group executive leadership team have been promoted to the level of EVP, the company announced.

December 14, 2010

Former CVS/pharmacy executive Steve Ortleb has joined Market Performance Group, a consulting and sales management services company, as a director on the MPG sales and retail services team and a retail adviser for the MPG Strategy Consulting group.

December 10, 2010

Just two weeks after announcing the exit of its SVP retail operations, Kroger announced a replacement on Friday.

December 10, 2010

Supermarket chain Schnuck Markets has appointed a new VP marketing, the company said Thursday.

December 10, 2010

CVS Caremark made headlines when it announced late in the day on Dec. 3 that former Walmart executive Hank Mullany had been named president of CVS/pharmacy. However, the wires were soon abuzz with news that Walmart had filed a lawsuit against CVS to block the hiring of Mullany.

December 7, 2010

The war of words between independent pharmacies and the pharmacy benefit management industry again is heating up. And again, the two groups are at odds over the question of how transparent — or opaque — the PBM industry’s business dealings with its clients are, and whether those business practices demand reform.

December 3, 2010

CVS Caremark announced on Friday that former Walmart North executive Hank Mullany will succeed Larry Merlo as president of CVS/pharmacy. The move is part of the corporate succession plan announced last May in which Tom Ryan will retire as CEO prior to the next annual meeting and Merlo will step up as CEO.

December 1, 2010

Regional specialty pharmacy chain ReCept has appointed several people to new executive positions, the company said Wednesday.

November 29, 2010

Moving a step closer to filling a leadership void, the American Pharmacists Association Foundation said Monday it has tapped The Bernard Consulting Group, an executive search firm, to assist with the search for the next executive director and CEO of the organization.

November 22, 2010

A drug maker has named a former executive at Tengion to the newly created post of SVP quality ...

November 18, 2010

One of the nation's largest brewing companies has appointed a new member to serve on...

November 17, 2010

Former Walmart executive Jack Shewmaker passed away Wednesday evening. He was 72....

November 15, 2010

A former Wyeth executive has been named PepsiCo's EVP global corporate affairs....

November 14, 2010

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November 8, 2010

Loss of patent protection for branded drugs and subsequent competition from generics could save the...