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Jürgen Schreiber

McKesson Canada names Domenic Pilla as CEO

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,

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

Pfizer Canada, Rexall see med sync as adherence aid

Pfizer Canada, Rexall see med sync as adherence aid

KIRKLAND, Quebec — Pfizer Canada has partnered with Canadian drug chain Rexall on its OneStopMeds medication synchronization program. Pfizer said Wednesday that through the med sync program, launched by Rexall in January, it aims to work with the drug chain to help improve medication adherence and health outcomes for patients taking multiple chronic medications. Patients

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

OneStopMeds a powerful new tool for Rexall pharmacists

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Rexall Health and Ateb Canada Ltd. are partnering on a medication synchronization program aimed at improving medication adherence and health outcomes for patients with multiple chronic conditions. The service, OneStopMeds, uses Ateb technology to help Rexall’s pharmacists coordinate a patient’s prescriptions so each is refilled on the same day of the month,

Rexall debuts medication synchronization program

Rexall debuts medication synchronization program

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Rexall has launched a medication synchronization program for 445 of its pharmacies across Canada. Called OneStopMeds, the med sync program is powered by Ateb’s Time My Meds solution. Rexall said Monday that it’s the first retail pharmacy in Canada to offer this service to patients in multiple provinces. To participate in the

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

Shoppers Drug Mart names new chief executive

Shoppers Drug Mart names new chief executive

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

Shoppers Drug Mart CEO plans to resign

Shoppers Drug Mart CEO plans to resign

TORONTO — Jürgen Schreiber, president and chief executive officer of Shoppers Drug Mart Corp., is slated to resign next month, and the company has begun a search for his replacement. Shoppers Drug Mart said Thursday that plans call for Schreiber, who’s also a board director, to leave the company on Feb. 15. Schreiber aims to