January 17, 2012

Jeff George, the global head of Sandoz, was ranked No. 9 on Fortune magazine's annual top “40 under 40” list, a selection of the top 40 young business leaders from a variety of industries.

January 13, 2012

Perrigo on Thursday named Bruce Johnson to VP consumer healthcare research and development. Johnson will lead new product development for the supplier in the U.S. market.

January 12, 2012

Roche on Wednesday announced it has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for its Accu-Chek Nano SmartView blood-glucose monitoring system.

December 19, 2011

What new prescription and OTC drugs are top of mind among retail pharmacists? How often do pharmacists REALLY recommend private label?

December 15, 2011

Cambridge Consultants on Thursday released a report outlining how the health-and-wellness market may take shape as more consumer-friendly medical devices featuring the latest in technology reach the market.

November 10, 2011

Genzyme has named leaders of two units that are part of the core focus of the drug maker's business.

October 26, 2011

This fall, Radius, a maker of specialty toothbrushes and complementary products, including toiletries’ travel cases and dental floss, is expanding its product portfolio with the new DOC multi-use suction toothbrush holder, which enables consumers to keep their toothbrush wherever they like, such as a shower wall, on the side of a bathroom mirror or upright next to the sink faucet.

October 21, 2011

Former chairman, president and CEO of Procter & Gamble A.G. Lafley has joined Legendary Entertainment’s board of directors.

October 14, 2011

Global private equity firm Advent International has announced that Tom Ryan, former chairman and CEO of CVS Caremark, has joined the firm’s Operating Partner Program. In this role, Ryan will advise and work closely with Advent’s investment professionals to identify opportunities and generate post-investment value at retail and healthcare companies globally.

September 29, 2011

Costco Wholesale is calling on the farms that grow cantaloupes and the companies that ship them to be more vigilant in preventing contamination amid one of the deadliest outbreaks of foodborne disease in recent history, according to published reports.

September 27, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores is in search of a new head of its global e-commerce and global sourcing businesses, now that Eduardo Castro-Wright announced his retirement effective July 1, 2012.

July 25, 2011

Procter & Gamble's Head & Shoulders has tapped Alyson Hannigan, star of CBS' "How I Met Your Mother" and "American Pie," to be the brand's female ambassador. Hannigan will appear in a campaign targeting female consumers starting this month.

July 7, 2011

Merck KGaA division Merck Serono has appointed Belen Garijo as COO and Annalisa Jenkins as global head of drug development and medical, effective Sept. 5.

June 20, 2011

Kroger announced that it has named Michael Donnelly as SVP merchandising. Donnelly has been president of the company's Ralphs division, based in Los Angeles, since August 2007.

May 25, 2011

Stop & Shop will distribute $1 million to local schools in the Northeast as part of its A+ School Rewards program.

May 23, 2011

Neither one of the co-
recipients of this year’s Fantle Award would want you to call it the end of an era. 


May 6, 2011

Neither one of the co-recipients of this year’s Fantle Award would want you to call it the end of an era. They would both tell you that’s an overstatement.

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 11, 2011

A provider of retailer supplier education services has named a 31-year Walmart veteran as its president and CEO.

April 6, 2011

Majestic Drug, a manufacturer of niche oral care and personal care products, has promoted Nilda Oyola to national sales and marketing manager.

March 31, 2011

Johnson & Johnson on April 4 will install Pat Mutchler as head of the McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit, according to a Wednesday evening Associated Press report.

March 25, 2011

The former head of a now defunct pharmacy chain has died, according to published reports.

March 3, 2011

The head of a group representing the nation's pharmacy benefit managers got honors from the Generic Pharmaceutical Association.

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.