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Cantrell joins Shopko as senior VP
June 16th, 2014
GREEN BAY, Wis. – Pharmacy industry veteran Michael Cantrell has been named senior vice president of retail health at Shopko Stores Operating Co.
At the general merchandise retailer, Cantrell will provide strategic direction for the pharmacy, optical and Rx Care departments. He reports to Peter McMahon, chief executive officer of Shopko.
A registered pharmacist and licensed attorney, Cantrell comes to Shopko from food and drug retailer Delhaize America, where he was vice president of pharmacy.
Before joining Delhaize, Cantrell served as group vice president of managed networks at pharmaceutical distributor AmerisourceBergen Corp., where he was named president of the company’s Good Neighbor Pharmacy network.
And before his tenure at AmerisourceBergen, he was vice president of professional services and chief privacy official at Longs Drug Stores, where he was named to the board of RxAmerica, the chain’s pharmacy benefit management unit.
“Mike brings high-level pharmacy experience, a proven track record of success and a fresh perspective to Shopko’s pharmacies, optical departments and Rx Care areas,” McMahon commented. “His unique combination of legal and pharmacy experience will make him an invaluable resource as we look to strengthen and expand the health and wellness services provided to our customers.”
Shopko operates 326 stores in 21 states in the Midwest, Mountain, North Central and Pacific Northwest regions. Its formats include 134 Shopko stores, five Shopko Express Rx stores, six Shopko Pharmacy locations and 181 Shopko Hometown stores.