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Walgreens addressing health disparities in Chicago

Walgreens addressing health disparities in Chicago

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens is looking to address health disparities and improve outcomes in its hometown of Chicago, through a number of community-focused pharmacy and healthcare initiatives, beginning in the city’s underserved neighborhoods on the south side. This builds on the more than $35 million Walgreens invested this summer to re-open Chicago stores that had

Standley hits the ground running at Walgreens

Standley hits the ground running at Walgreens

DEERFIELD, Ill. — With the appointment of John Standley as Walgreens’ president yesterday, the management team at Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) gained an invaluable asset — a proven retail leader well equipped to provide a fresh, new perspective on the strategic transformation of the business that is already underway. A former chief executive officer at

John Standley named Walgreens president

John Standley named Walgreens president

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) on Monday appointed John Standley president of Walgreens, effective immediately. He will lead all Walgreens operations, and will have responsibility for the development, growth and management of the business as the company continues to build on its leadership in the rapidly evolving health care sector. Standley has a

Donigan is named CEO of Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. has appointed Heyward Donigan chief executive officer. Donigan was most recently president and CEO of Sapphire Digital (formerly Vitals), which designs and develops omnichannel platforms that help consumers choose their best-fit health care providers. At Rite Aid she succeeds John Standley, who had announced in March that he

Rite Aid appoints Heyward Donigan as CEO

Rite Aid appoints Heyward Donigan as CEO

CAMP HILL, Pa .— Rite Aid Corp. said Monday that the board of directors has appointed Heyward Donigan as chief executive officer and a member of the board, effective immediately. As planned, John Standley will step down from his role as chief executive officer. “Today’s announcement is an important step in positioning Rite Aid for

Rite Aid, Adobe partner to drive digital transformation

Rite Aid, Adobe partner to drive digital transformation

CAMP HILL, Pa. – Rite Aid Corp. has entered into a strategic partnership with Adobe to deliver seamless, personalized and connected health and wellness experiences for Rite Aid customers via Adobe Experience Cloud, the industry’s leading end-to-end solution for experience creation, marketing, advertising, analytics and commerce. Adobe Experience Cloud will enhance Rite Aid’s ability to

Shakeup at Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. is replacing three top executives and cutting about 400 corporate jobs — more than a fifth of its white-collar positions. The chain announced the departures of chief executive officer John Standley, president and chief operating officer Kermit Crawford, and chief financial officer Darren Karst. Rite Aid said the

Rite Aid names Bruce Bodaken chairman at annual meeting

Rite Aid names Bruce Bodaken chairman at annual meeting

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. named Bruce Bodaken chairman during the 2018 annual stockholders meeting on Tuesday. He assumed the role from John Standley, who will remain chief executive officer and a member of the board. Based on preliminary results from the meeting: Stockholders voted in favor of all of the company’s nominees to the

Rite Aid’s Q2 earnings meet expectations

Rite Aid’s Q2 earnings meet expectations

CAMP HILL, Pa. – Rite Aid Corp. on Thursday posted second-quarter earnings that were in line with Wall Street’s expectations. The company also named three new board members and announced it was dividing the chairman and chief executive officer position. Director Bruce Bodaken will become chairman while John Standley remains CEO. The moves follow the