PHILADELPHIA — Rite Aid Corp. chief pharmacy officer Karen Staniforth says that Rite Aid has always been focused on the pharmacist and the prescription counter as its growth engine. The pandemic, of course, validated that view by highlighting the vital and elevated role that pharmacists play in their communities. She notes that pharmacists have been
CAMP HILL, Pa. — Andre Persaud, chief retail officer at Rite Aid, has left the company. Bill Miller, senior vice president of central retail operations, will serve as acting head of retail operations. Chief pharmacy officer Karen Staniforth will oversee store pharmacy operations. The company provided no details on Persaud’s departure, saying, “We appreciate his
Mass Market Retailers held a reception in New York City recently to honor the executives chosen as the publication’s “People Who Made a Difference” in 2022. Receiving awards were: Scott Crawford, chief merchandising officer at Fresh Direct; Heather Hughes, group vice president of beauty, personal care, seasonal at Walgreens; and Vinima Shekhar, vice president of
PHILADELPHIA — Rite Aid Corp. earlier this month took steps to realign its management team and streamline the company’s operations. The move came on the heels of the introduction of a new customer loyalty program and a revamped philanthropic arm. The management changes included the elimination of the Rite Aid chief operating officer position and
PHILADELPHIA — Rite Aid Corp. announced on Tuesday steps to realign its management team and streamline the company’s operations, including the elimination of the Rite Aid chief operating officer position and consolidation of its pharmacy leadership. As a result, Jim Peters, COO, and Jocelyn Konrad, executive vice president and chief pharmacy officer, have left the company.
NEW YORK — Mass Market Retailers last week honored the outstanding executives who were identified by the publication as the industry’s Most Influential Women in 2019. The awards presentation and reception drew retailer and supplier executives from across the food, drug and mass channels to a ballroom in lower Manhattan. On hand to receive awards
NEW YORK — Mass Market Retailers on Tuesday evening honored the outstanding executives who were identified by the publication as the industry’s Most Influential Women in 2018. On hand to receive awards were the following executives: Lisa Badgley, senior vice president of operations at Walgreens Lauren Brindley, group vice president and GMM of beauty and