Giant-Landover appoints Gayle Shields as director of pharmacy operations


LANDOVER, Md. — Giant-Landover has appointed Gayle Shields as its director of pharmacy operations, the Ahold USA-owned supermarket chain said Friday.

Shields brings nearly 25 years of pharmacy operations experience to the chain, officially known as Giant Food of Landover, Md., and a separate banner from Carlisle, Pa.-based Giant Food Stores, also owned by Ahold. Shields previously worked as director of pharmacy operations for Albertson's and Save Mart, and attended college and graduate school in South Africa.

"We're excited to welcome Gayle to our Giant family," Giant SVP store operations Shane Sampson said. "Our leadership team is gaining an employee with great knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry. With 24 years of pharmacy experience and five years of experience in a director position, we know Gayle is a great fit for this job and for our team."

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