In addition to promoting several staffers, the Council for Responsible Nutrition has added Luke Huber as vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs and Amanda Darlington as director of government relations.
The Wall Street Journal, citing sources close to the discussions, reported that Albertsons is set to decide in the coming weeks on whether to proceed with an initial public offering that might value the company at roughly $19 billion.
Walgreens Boots Alliance affirmed its guidance of roughly flat earnings per share as headwinds mitigated solid performance in the retail pharmacy USA division, including strong specialty growth and increasing prescription volume.
Kevin Ban joins Walgreens from athenahealth, where he was chief medical officer, and brings more than 20 years of clinical experience, medical systems innovation leadership and performance improvement efforts to the role.
Rite Aid posted earnings of $52.3 million, compared with a $17.3 million net loss in the prior year’s third quarter, which CEO Heyward Donigan said offers momentum as the company plans to unveil a long-term growth strategy.
Hamacher Resource Group vice president of strategic relations, Dave Wendland, will be marking his 16th time moderating a panel at the event, which is set for Dec. 4 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City.