December 5, 2014
Walgreens' management team following the Alliance Boots merger is in place following the appointment of Linda Filler to the chief merchant position. Filler will be a strong addition to the team Alex Gourlay, currently Walgreens president of customer experience and daily living, and president-elect of Walgreens, is building.
 
Filler has a robust retail pedigree, most recently as president of Claire’s Stores, a fun retailer targeting the tween market with fashionable jewelry and accessories. Prior to Claire’s, Filler was EVP and chief merchandising officer for Sam’s Club, where she led the owned-brand strategy. She also held EVP positions at Walmart and Kraft Foods Group, and leadership positions of increasing responsibility at Hanes Brands in the Sara Lee Corp.
 
November 25, 2014

Walmart is being transformed again following the departure of EVP and chief merchandising officer Duncan Mac Naughton.

October 14, 2014

Kroger on Tuesday named Alex Tosolini to serve in the newly created role of SVP new business development, effective Nov. 3.

October 13, 2014

International food retailer Delhaize Group has announced that Maura Abeln Smith, EVP, general counsel and general secretary, will leave the company, effective Nov. 1.


October 6, 2014

In honor of the 75th anniversary of the company’s founding, Dollar General chairman and CEO Rick Dreiling and other senior leaders rang the opening bell Monday morning at the New York Stock Exchange.

September 26, 2014

C&S Wholesale Grocers has appointed Christopher Brown as SVP, independent sales, effective Sept. 29, underscoring its commitment to independent customers and reflecting its plans to continue to grow the independent business.

September 19, 2014

Albertsons and Safeway announced on Friday the new senior leadership team and division leaders.

September 15, 2014

Pharmavite on Monday named Etienne Patout as its new chief marketing officer and Brett Buatti as VP operations.

August 27, 2014

IRI on Tuesday announced that Susan Bennett has joined the company as EVP and general counsel. 

July 24, 2014

Pharmavite announced Wednesday that EVP, sales, Timothy Toll had been promoted to the position of chief customer officer.

July 7, 2014

Sears Holdings has hired Kristin Coleman as SVP, general counsel and corporate secretary.

June 26, 2014

More than a dozen of Walmart’s top merchants are in new roles following a realignment of responsibilities that chief merchandising and marketing officer Duncan Mac Naughton said is designed to recognize customers’ needs and serve them more efficiently.

June 23, 2014

McKesson on Monday announced Lori Schechter has been appointed EVP, general counsel and chief compliance officer, replacing Laureen Seeger, who will leave McKesson at the end of June to become the EVP and general counsel of American Express Company.

June 18, 2014

Family Dollar Stores has named Jeffrey Thomas as SVP, merchandise operations, succeeding Scott Zucker, who left the company at the end of May.

June 17, 2014

"Some suggest that the art of effective communication has been lost forever. We are living in a world of instantaneous, rapid-fire communication. I fear that our desire to respond rather than reflect has resulted in a society that spends more time trying to clarify rather than progressing," writes Dave Wendland, Hamacher Resource Group VP, in his latest blog entry.

June 13, 2014

GNC Holdings on Friday announced Michael Nuzzo, EVP and CFO, has tendered his resignation in order to accept an executive position at an unnamed private equity-funded consumer products company.

June 10, 2014

Target has hired former General Motors executive Brad Maiorino to serve as SVP, chief information security officer, effective June 16.

May 22, 2014

Purdue Pharma on Thursday announced that Saeed Motahari has joined the company as SVP and chief commercial officer.

May 20, 2014

Target announced on Tuesday a number of leadership changes in the United States and Canada designed to further the company’s efforts to drive U.S. traffic and sales, improve its Canadian operations and advance its ongoing digital transformation.

May 19, 2014

Target has hired Peter Glusker as SVP new business integration and operations, effective May 19.

May 14, 2014

Actavis on Wednesday announced the proposed senior management team that will lead the specialty pharmaceutical company pending the successful close of the acquisition of Forest Labs, which is anticipated at mid-year.

May 14, 2014

Weis Markets on Wednesday announced David Gose has joined the company as SVP operations.

May 12, 2014

DSN had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Doug Hebert, Co-Founder and Vice President of RxArmory, and Shelly Mowrey, Vice President of RxArmory about the importance of substance abuse prevention.

May 9, 2014

Food City has reportedly appointed Mickey Blazer to the position of VP of pharmacy operations, according to a local news report.