Shoppers Drug Mart names new president
Canadian retail pharmacy banner Shoppers Drug Mart will soon be under new leadership. The Brampton, Ontario-based company named Jeff Leger Shoppers Drug Mart president, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Leger’s promotion comes alongside the promotion of Mike Motz, who will move from his role as Shoppers Drug Mart president to COO of Loblaw, effective Jan. 1, 2018.
Leger was most recently Shoppers Drug Mart’s executive vice president of pharmacy and healthcare. He joined the company in 2008 as directory of category management for pharmaceuticals, holding positions of increasing responsibility. Before his most recent position, he served as senior vice president of loblaw pharmacy and pharmaceutical partnerships. He also has held positions at Apotex, Foxglove Management and Beauséjour Regional Health Authority in New Brunswick.
Motz has been with Shoppers Drug Mart since 2003 when he joined the company as vice president of operations. His operations roles increased until 2015 when he was named president of Shoppers Drug Mart.