January 15, 2013

A maker of drugs for epilepsy has appointed a new executive.

January 14, 2013

The worst of the flu season may be over, at least for those on the East Coast. In a late morning press conference with reporters on Friday, Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said, "We are seeing a decrease in some regions."

Just don't tell that to anyone living in New York or Boston or Chicago, at least not before slipping on a facemask first.

January 9, 2013

Procter & Gamble has announced that current P&G director Johnathan Rodgers has decided not to seek re-election at P&G’s annual shareholder meeting in October 2013, choosing to retire from the board at that time.

January 9, 2013

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals has hired a former executive from the Generic Pharmaceutical Association to head lobbying at the federal and state level, the company said.

January 8, 2013

Natural foods retailer Whole Foods Market has appointed a former Accenture executive as its global VP and chief information officer, the company said.

January 4, 2013

Novo Nordisk has appointed Curtis Oltmans as its corporate VP and general counsel for legal and quality affairs, the company said Friday.

December 28, 2012

Walgreens executives last week were upbeat looking ahead to calendar 2013, identifying the company's growing base of Well Experience format stores, the expanding role retail pharmacy plays in the delivery of health care and the promise to be realized through creating a global pharmacy operator as the three primary reasons lifting their spirits.

A new, fast-growing loyalty card program and closure to the company's nine-month separation from Express Scripts' pharmacy network are working wonders on improving the perception of Walgreens' future potential. A fortified faith in Walgreens' full potential never left the company's executive suite, of course. It's Wall Street analysts that still need a little convincing, and that may be coming along as well.

December 20, 2012

The National Hispana Leadership Institute has announced its 2013 Executive Leadership Program fellows. Following a nationwide search, 22 Latinas have been selected to participate in this program.

December 19, 2012

The vast majority of product launches, reorganizations, mergers and improvement initiatives either fail or grossly disappoint. In all, roughly 90% of major projects violate their own schedule, budget or quality standards.

December 18, 2012

The parent company of Sears and Kmart has elected an executive from the New York Mets to its board of directors.

December 14, 2012

A former executive of Car Toys has been appointed CFO of Bartell Drugs, the Seattle-based retail pharmacy chain said.

December 14, 2012

Long-time Fred Meyer executive Lynn Gust was named president of the 133-store Kroger division.

December 11, 2012

Skin care brand Murad, whose products are sold in such retailers as Sephora and Ulta, has hired former Estée Lauder Cos. executive Suzanne Dawson as chief marketing officer, overseeing all global marketing including brand development, advertising, public relations, creative and education for products, services and new market opportunities.

December 5, 2012

A network of pharmacies formed with the goal of helping patients achieve better health outcomes while reducing costs has appointed a new executive to its leadership team.

November 30, 2012

Former Unilever Group executive has been appointed EVP and CFO of Regis, a provider of beauty salons, hair restoration centers and cosmetology education.

November 30, 2012

HIV test maker OraSure Technologies has appointed a new executive to head its consumer marketing division as it prepares to launch a nationwide TV campaign on Saturday.

November 29, 2012

Regional player Kinney Drugs, which operates operates 95 stores in central and northern New York and Vermont, announced on Thursday that Jim Wuest, VP marketing, plans to retire at the end of the year. 


November 21, 2012

Classic meets contemporary with Euro Centrale by OPI for spring/summer 2013.

November 19, 2012

DSN profiled six companies that sell on their American-made heritage as part of its "Made in America" report.

November 15, 2012

Kimberly-Clark has announced the appointment of former Kraft Foods executive Michael Hsu as president of North America consumer products, succeeding Robert Abernathy, who announced his intent to retire after more than 30 years with the company.

November 15, 2012

Publix on Thursday announced six new officer positions that will begin work in 2013 across human resources, information technology and retail operations.

November 6, 2012

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has made a few new executive appointments, the drug maker said Tuesday.

November 5, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for treating blood pressure and chest pain.

October 26, 2012

In addition to an extensive structural makeover, dubbed the "Growth Game Plan", Newell Rubbermaid president and CEO Mike Polk announced a new leadership team that includes outside appointments to several executive positions.