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Domenic Pilla tabbed as McKesson Canada CEO

Domenic Pilla tabbed as McKesson Canada CEO

SAN FRANCISCO and TORONTO — McKesson Corp. has closed its $2.1 billion (U.S.) acquisition of Canadian drug chain Rexall Health and hired Domenic Pilla as chief executive officer of McKesson Canada. McKesson said late Wednesday that Pilla is slated to take the reins as McKesson Canada CEO on Jan. 3. In the role, he will

McKesson adds Rexall Health to Canadian holdings

McKesson adds Rexall Health to Canadian holdings

TORONTO — McKesson Corp.’s $2.2 billion deal to acquire Rexall Health from Katz Group will strengthen the drug distributor’s position in Canada’s pharmaceutical supply chain. McKesson said the agreement is a natural next step for two companies that have worked together for over 20 years. In 2012, McKesson bought Katz’s 1,100-store banner operation covering I.D.A.,

McKesson to acquire Rexall for $2.2 billion

McKesson to acquire Rexall for $2.2 billion

SAN FRANCISCO and TORONTO — McKesson Corp. plans to acquire Canadian drug store operator Rexall Health from Katz Group for $2.2 billion ($3 billion Canadian). McKesson said Wednesday that the deal will strengthen its position in Canada’s pharmaceutical supply chain and is a natural step for the two companies, which have worked together for more

Schreiber returns to Canada to lead Rexall Health

Schreiber returns to Canada to lead Rexall Health

EDMONTON, Alberta — Canada’s Rexall/Rexall Pharma Plus drug chain has a new chief executive officer and a new operating structure. Former Shoppers Drug Mart chief executive Jürgen Schreiber has been named CEO of Rexall Health, a newly formed banner under the Katz Group. Plans call for Schreiber, who joins the company from Edcon Group, South

Rexall appoints Schreiber as chief executive

Rexall appoints Schreiber as chief executive

EDMONTON, Alberta – Former Shoppers Drug Mart chief executive officer Jürgen Schreiber has been named CEO of Rexall Health, a newly formed banner under the Katz Group. Rexall said Thursday that Schreiber, who joins the company from Edcon Group, South Africa’s largest nonfood retailer, is slated to take the helm as CEO in August. In

Katz sells two business units to McKesson

TORONTO — Katz Group Canada has signed an agreement to sell Drug Trading Co., its banner pharmacy business, and Medicine Shoppe Canada, its franchise pharmacy business, to McKesson Corp. for about $920 million. As part of the transaction McKesson is entering into other ancillary agreements with Katz Group. Both Drug Trading and Medicine Shoppe Canada