MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — McKesson Canada chief executive officer Domenic Pilla recently announced that Beth Newlands Campbell has been appointed president of the Rexall drug chain. Her vast retail experience includes 27 years with Delhaize America and more recent work with Canadian food retailer Sobeys Inc. “The retail pharmacy industry faces many challenges. Competitive dynamics, regulatory
ST. LAURENT, Quebec — McKesson Canada has reached an agreement to buy Quebec drug chain Uniprix. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. The companies said Wednesday that, under the agreement, McKesson Canada would acquire all outstanding shares of Uniprix, pending approval by shareholders and the Competition Bureau of Canada, as well as other closing conditions.
TORONTO — Domenic Pilla has been appointed chief executive officer of McKesson Canada. Pilla now guides Canada’s largest distributor of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies and oversees the integration of Rexall Health, which McKesson Canada acquired in late December. McKesson Canada picked up about 470 retail pharmacies in the Rexall deal. Pilla reports to Paul Julian,
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
TORONTO — Interviewed in his office some three months into his mandate as president of Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM), Mike Motz exuded the energy and enthusiasm that his colleagues say has typified his approach to his whole career in retail management. He was clearly excited about the opportunities that SDM’s acquisition by Loblaw Cos. has
BRAMPTON, Ontario — Shoppers Drug Mart is getting a new president as a result of a management shakeup at parent Loblaw Companies Ltd. Domenic Pilla, who joined Shoppers Drug Mart as president and chief executive officer in November 2011 from McKesson Canada, plans to leave the company by the end of the year, Loblaw said
TORONTO — After a seven-month search, Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. has appointed Domenic Pilla as president and chief executive officer. Canada’s largest drug store chain said late Monday that Pilla, who most recently was president of McKesson Canada, will take the helm as CEO on Nov. 1. He also will serve as a director on