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Rite Aid’s Ken Martindale named CEO of GNC

Rite Aid’s Ken Martindale named CEO of GNC

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. president and CEO of stores Ken Martindale is leaving the company to become chief executive officer of GNC Holdings Inc. Rite Aid said Wednesday that with Martindale’s departure, Bryan Everett, currently executive vice president in charge of store operations, has been named chief operating officer of Rite Aid

Rite Aid expands Karst’s role

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Darren Karst has been promoted to the combined role of senior executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief administrative officer at Rite Aid Corp. Karst, who joined Rite Aid in August 2014 as the company’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, is assuming the chief administrative officer responsibilities currently

Rite Aid has come a long way

Rite Aid has come a long way

CAMP HILL, Pa. — It’s been an impressive journey for Rite Aid Corp. Not long ago, Rite Aid was a struggling drug chain, laden with debt and unable to keep pace with larger, fast-growing competitors. But today, under a firmer financial footing, the $26.5 billion company stands as a profitable, innovative industry leader, widening its

CFO Karst promoted at Rite Aid

CFO Karst promoted at Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. chief financial officer Darren Karst has been promoted to senior executive vice president and added the title of chief administrative officer. Rite Aid said late Wednesday that the appointment is effective immediately. Karst previously was executive vice president and CFO. Karst takes over the chief administrative officer post

Everett named exec VP of operations at Rite Aid

Everett named exec VP of operations at Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. has announced the appointment of Bryan Everett as executive vice president of store operations, effective August 3. He is one of three recent additions to the company’s executive ranks. Everett’s appointment was announced in late June. He will be responsible for all operations at the company’s nearly 4,600

Rite Aid promotes procurement executive

Rite Aid promotes procurement executive

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Frank Ho has been promoted to vice president of indirect procurement at Rite Aid Corp. The drug chain said Thursday that Ho, previously senior director of indirect procurement, will oversee the company’s procurement strategy and all related operations, including systems, supplier and contract management. He reports to Frank Vitrano, senior executive

Rite Aid appoints CIO

Rite Aid appoints CIO

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Steve Rempel has joined Rite Aid Corp. as senior vice president and chief information officer. Rite Aid said Monday that Rempel will oversee all aspects of the company’s technology and information operations, including computer systems, network infrastructure, telecommunications and data security. He also will be responsible for the continued development and