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Rite Aid taps Castle to head HR
April 7th, 2014
CAMP HILL, Pa. – Dedra Castle, an experienced human resources executive in the retail arena, has joined Rite Aid Corp. as executive vice president and chief human resources officer.
She will be responsible for all aspects of human resources, including training, recruitment, talent management, compensation and benefits, labor relations, leadership development, and diversity.
Castle will report to chairman and chief executive officer John Standley. “Dedra is a dynamic, seasoned human resources professional with a proven track record of success,” said Standley. “She will bring outstanding leadership to our organization of nearly 90,000 Rite Aid associates as we work together to continue to successfully grow our business.”
Castle has over 19 years of experience in human resources management. In 2012 she became a founding member and managing partner of Castle Partners LLC, a human resources management services firm, and Level Mediation LLC, a multistate mediation firm.
Before that, Castle worked for the Sam’s Club division of Walmart, where she most recently led the corporate human resources function and was chief inclusion and diversity officer. At Sam’s Club she also served as vice president of its People Division.
Prior to Sam’s Club, she held senior human resources positions at Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. and Auto Zone Stores Inc.