January 9, 2014

Retail and consumer products industry veterans Rich Juliano, Vince Burke and Jim Gillis have founded Burke • Gillis • Juliano Group, a global consultancy focused on the supermarket, mass retail, convenience, drug and specialty retail trade channels.

December 11, 2013

Safeway on Tuesday evening announced the appointment of Brian Baer to president of the company's Eastern Division.

December 2, 2013

Family Dollar Stores last week announced that Jeffrey Macak, EVP supply chain, has resigned from the company for personal reasons, effective Nov. 27.

November 26, 2013

Stater Bros. has promoted David Harris to EVP finance, the southern California supermarket chain said.

November 26, 2013

Walmart and the Salvation Army on Tuesday announced the second annual "Fill the Truck" toy drive, which will help bring toys to thousands of children.

November 5, 2013

Walgreens and Alliance Boots on Tuesday announced that Richard Ashworth, Walgreens corporate operations VP for the Western United States, has been appointed as director of health care, health and beauty U.K. and Republic of Ireland at Alliance Boots.

November 4, 2013

Dollar General on Monday announced a number of senior management changes.

October 14, 2013

Jason Reiser has been elevated to the role of SVP/lead merchandising officer at Family Dollar, according to an internal memo from company president and COO Mike Bloom.

October 4, 2013

It was a big week for executive promotions, particularly the appointment of Mary Kelly as EVP and chief merchandising officer at Rexall Pharma Plus and Chris Dimos, who has joined McKesson as SVP corporate strategy and business development.

There’s no doubt that these two industry leaders bring much to the table in their new roles.

October 1, 2013

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Tuesday announced the re-election of David Neu, president of AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp. as chairman of its board of directors. Ted Scherr, president and CEO of Dakota Drug, also was re-elected as vice chairman.

September 30, 2013

Pharmacy veteran Chris Dimos has joined McKesson as SVP corporate strategy and business development, reporting to Brian Tyler, McKesson EVP corporate strategy and business development, DSN has learned.

September 23, 2013

Foulkes, who serves as EVP and chief health care strategy and marketing officer for CVS Caremark, will be a member of the Finance and Leadership Development & Compensation Committees for the home improvement retailer.

September 3, 2013

The Estée Lauder Cos. has appointed former L’Oréal USA executive Pamela Gill Alabaster to lead its global corporate responsibility function.

August 14, 2013

Walgreens announced an enhanced Daily Living business organization with the promotion and leadership expansion of key marketing and merchandising executives.

August 13, 2013

The Council for Responsible Nutrition announced that leading women’s health expert, ABC News’ senior medical contributor and author Jennifer Ashton, M.D., will speak to conference attendees during the “Breakfast With…” session on Saturday, Sept. 21, at The Conference: CRN’s Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industry, in Park City, Utah.

July 30, 2013

GNC on Monday named Carmine Fortino EVP business development. Fortino comes to GNC from Atrium Innovations, a Canadian natural health products company, where he was president. Fortino also was a former director of GNC from 2007 to 2011.

July 18, 2013

Hyland’s on Thursday promoted Les Hamilton to EVP Hyland’s and VP sales of Standard Homeopathic Co., Hyland’s parent company.

July 10, 2013

Family Dollar Stores named Jason Reiser to the position of SVP merchandising. Reiser will replace John Scanlon, who retired from the company at the end of March.

July 10, 2013

The Food Marketing Institute named Mark Baum SVP industry relations and chief collaboration officer.

June 27, 2013

DSN talks to Chuck Wilson, vice president of Health Mart pharmacy operations, about its new Local Marketing Program designed to help Health Mart members attract new patients and drive revenue.

June 14, 2013

Consumers avoid total sugars more than they avoid any specific sweetener, according to a new brand-level consumer attitudes and behavior study about food and beverages from Mintel Research Consultancy.

June 13, 2013

Powerade, a Coca-Cola brand, announced the addition of a new zero-calorie water-enhancement product that provides the same hydration solution as the traditional ready-to-drink sports beverage.

June 11, 2013

Coty has appointed longtime company executive Catherine Walsh to fill the newly created position of SVP corporate communications.

June 6, 2013

The Kellogg Company is adding new Special K Nourish hot cereal and bars, and Kellogg's To Go breakfast shakes to its line of breakfast options.