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Target promotes John Mulligan to exec VP, COO

Target promotes John Mulligan to exec VP, COO

MINNEAPOLIS – Target Corp. announced that is promoting John Mulligan, the company’s chief financial officer, to the newly created role of executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective September 1. Mulligan will assume oversight of stores, supply chain and properties. Succeeding Mulligan as executive vice president and CFO will be Cathy Smith, who previously

Dollar Tree names new COO

Dollar Tree names new COO

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Michael Witynski has been appointed chief operating officer at Dollar Tree Inc. The dollar store chain said Thursday that Witynski, previously senior vice president of stores, will be responsible for store operations and real estate for all Dollar Tree bannered stores in the United States, as well as for all retail operations

Ellis retires as president and COO of Kroger

Ellis retires as president and COO of Kroger

CINCINNATI – Kroger Co. announced that president and chief operating officer Mike Ellis has retired after four decades with the company. Ellis, 57, will be returning to Portland, Ore., the company said on Tuesday. Ellis started as a parcel clerk at a Fred Meyer store in 1975. Kroger acquired Fred Meyer in 1999. Ellis assumed

Fred’s appoints Bloom president and COO

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Former CVS and Family Dollar Stores Inc. executive Mike Bloom has become president and chief operating officer of small-box discounter Fred’s Inc. “Our board of directors views this senior management addition as an important step in the process of developing the Fred’s team of the future,” said company chairman Michael Hayes. “The hiring

Group VP of pharmacy initiatives named at Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. has promoted Jocelyn Zazyczny Konrad to group vice president, pharmacy initiatives and clinical services. Konrad, who was vice president, health care initiatives, succeeds Karen Staniforth. Staniforth was recently promoted to chief operating officer at Health Dialog, a subsidiary of Rite Aid. Konrad is a licensed pharmacist with more