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Kermit Crawford

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 announces leadership restructuring

Rite Aid announces leadership restructuring

CAMP HILL, PA – Rite Aid Corp. announced Tuesday a leadership transition plan and an organizational restructuring to better align its structure with the company’s operations and to reduce costs. As part of the leadership transition, John Standley will step down as chief executive officer. The Board will promptly commence a search process for a

Crawford becomes president and COO at Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp.’s appointment of chain drug retailing veteran Kermit Crawford as president and chief operating officer has moved it beyond the shadow of its aborted acquisition by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA), say industry analysts. Crawford — who during a three-decade career at Walgreens rose to become executive vice president

Kermit Crawford named Rite Aid president, COO

Kermit Crawford named Rite Aid president, COO

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Former Walgreen Co. pharmacy chief Kermit Crawford is joining Rite Aid Corp. as president and chief operating officer. Rite Aid said Thursday that Crawford is slated to start in the post on Oct. 5 and report to chairman and chief executive officer John Standley. Most recently at Walgreens, Crawford was a