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July 15, 2011

Safeway on Thursday announced the resignation of Don Keprta, president of its Chicago-area Dominick's Finer Foods division.

July 14, 2011

After serving a two-year tenure on the GMDC Education Leadership Council, Dewayne Rabon, Winn-Dixie Stores VP general merchandise/HBC/family care, was named the ELC chairman in January 2011, and joined the GMDC board of directors at that time, GMDC announced last week.

July 14, 2011

Schiff Nutrition on Thursday announced that Scott Milsten had assumed the role of SVP general counsel and corporate secretary effective July 12.

July 13, 2011

The U.S. subsidiary of Dutch supermarket operator Royal Ahold has appointed Raymond McCall SVP pharmacy and health and beauty care, the company said Wednesday.

July 13, 2011

GNC on Tuesday continued its management makeover with the promotions of Jeffrey Hennion and Darryl Green and the announced resignation of COO David Berg.

July 13, 2011

Hy-Vee is the latest supermarket chain to bring a trained chef into the store to encourage customers to cook healthy food at home, according to published reports.

July 12, 2011

Famed Mets baseball player Darryl Strawberry is expected to join the "One Shot At A Million" festivities today, which is part of Duane Reade's 50th anniversary celebration.

July 12, 2011

Regional pharmacy chain Navarro Discount Pharmacy, which currently has 29 stores, has named finance executive Juan Ortiz the company's CFO, to the position of CEO.

July 12, 2011

The Network of Executive Women will induct the first group of honorees into the newly created CPG Retail Diversity Hall of Fame on Monday, Sept. 19, as part of the organization’s annual Leadership Summit.

July 8, 2011

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy has named Bill Cook VP sales, the company said.

July 7, 2011

Beiersdorf, whose brands include Nivea, Nivea for Men and Eucerin, announced on Thursday the promotion of Bill Graham to president and general manager of the company. Effective immediately, Graham will be responsible for the strategic direction, growth and success of the U.S. affiliate.

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.

July 7, 2011

A global medical technology company has appointed a worldwide director of scientific affairs for its diagnostic systems division.

July 7, 2011

Rite Aid announced Thursday changes to its human resources and operations departments.

July 7, 2011

Schiff Nutrition on Wednesday named Jennifer Steeves-Kiss SVP and chief marketing officer. Steeves-Kiss joins Schiff from Procter & Gamble, where for almost two decades she helped build premium brands.

July 5, 2011

Chirag Patel and Chintu Patel, who respectively are the president and CEO of Amneal Pharmaceuticals, recently received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.

July 5, 2011

David Yost officially handed the reins of AmerisourceBergen to Steven Collis, who was named president and CEO on Friday, as Yost prepares for retirement.

July 5, 2011

Eli Lilly's SVP global quality has joined the drug maker's executive committee, effective July 1.

July 5, 2011

H. D. Smith, the fourth-largest national pharmaceutical wholesaler, on Tuesday named Mark de Bruin to the post of corporate VP managed care.

July 5, 2011

Thomas Dowd has been named GNC EVP, chief merchandising officer and general manager, the company announced in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Friday.

June 30, 2011

Ahold has tapped retail veteran James McCann to serve in the newly created role of chief commercial development officer.

June 30, 2011

A Procter & Gamble executive will join Kraft Foods in September as its EVP supply chain, Kraft announced Thursday.

June 30, 2011

Marsh Supermarkets has created a new executive position that will focus on merchandising support, including pricing, space management, corporate brands and business intelligence.

June 30, 2011

Barry Perzow, chairman and founder of Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy on Thursday announced his retirement from the progressive pharmacy operation.

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