Personnel Updates

CVS Health announced Norman de Greve has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer.

McKesson Corp. announced that Kathy McElligott had been appointed Exec VP and CIO, as well as CTO. She will succeed Randy Spratt who announced early this year that he would retire. The company also announced Pete Slone has been appointed to Senior VP Corporate Public Affairs.

Rite Aid announced that Bryan Everett is joining Rite Aid as Exec VP Store Operations.  The company also announced Frank Ho has been promoted to VP Indirect Procurement, and Paul Zikmund has joined as Group VP of Risk and Controls.

Walgreens Boots Alliance announced Jeff Berkowitz, Exec VP and President, has left the company.


Mergers and Acquisitions

Diplomat Pharmacy announced that it has acquired the Pennsylvania-based Burman’s Specialty Pharmacy.


Industry Insight

CVS Health has opened a Digital Innovation Lab in Boston. The facility is focused on developing cutting-edge digital services and personalized capabilities that offer an accessible and integrated personal pharmacy and health experience.