Duane Reade

Former Duane Reade CEO joins WBA board of directors

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Former Duane Reade chief executive officer John Lederer has been named to the board of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA). Lederer has been president and CEO of US Foods since September 2010, leading a comprehensive brand transformation. He also led a major transformation at Duane Reade, overseeing the creation of a new

Walgreens Boots Alliance posts gains for 2Q

Walgreens Boots Alliance posts gains for 2Q

DEERFIELD, Ill. — In the first financial report since its formation at the close of 2014, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. recorded earnings per share for the fiscal 2015 second quarter that exceeded analysts’ forecasts. Management also announced on Thursday that it is expanding its restructuring program after identifying additional opportunities to cut costs, particularly in

Ex-Duane Reade CEO joins Walgreens Boots Alliance board

Ex-Duane Reade CEO joins Walgreens Boots Alliance board

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Former Duane Reade chairman and chief executive officer John Lederer has been elected to the Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. board of directors. Lederer is currently president and CEO of US Foods, a Rosemont, Ill.-based foodservice distributor. “It is a tremendous privilege to join the Walgreens Boots Alliance board as this new global

Scorpiniti keeps health focus

Scorpiniti keeps health focus

Former Rexall Pharma Plus CEO Frank Scorpiniti has been officially announced as the new chief executive at Earth Fare, a natural and organic grocery chain that bills itself as “the healthy supermarket.” News of Scorpiniti’s exit from Rexall and hiring at Earth Fare had emerged last fall. Earth Fare said he took the reins as CEO on Oct. 29. In any