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Health Mart names Wilson VP of Rx operations
July 23rd, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO – McKesson Corp.’s Health Mart chain of franchised stores continues to strengthen its leadership team, appointing Chuck Wilson as vice president of pharmacy operations.
In this role, Wilson will focus on best practices for operating standards as well as new policies and programs to position Health Mart franchisees for increased profitability and efficiency.
“Chuck’s extensive experience and operational knowledge will help drive Health Mart’s continued success as a world-class pharmacy franchise,” says Health Mart president Tim Canning.
“His experience behind the counter and in pharmacy operations makes him best suited to play a leadership role in taking Health Mart to the next level.”
Wilson grew up in a family that owned a retail pharmacy, and after pharmacy school spent nine years in management at Walgreen Co. Most recently he served as vice president of pharmacy operations at Target Corp., where he was instrumental in driving the pharmacy business’s nationwide growth.
“My job is to work with owners, show what tools are available and how to best utilize them,” said Wilson. “We want to make sure the programs we develop are exactly what our pharmacists need.”