Target Vet Joins Rite Aid

Camp Hill, Pa., Rite Aid Corp. announced Tuesday that Robert K. Thompson, formerly senior VP at Target Corp., has joined the company as senior VP of the Western Division where he will supervise operations of more than 900 stores.

Thompson, 50, most recently served as senior VP, West Region for Target where he was responsible for 320 stores and more than $14 billion in revenue. In this position, he drove significant same-store sales and profit growth by improving performance in high-volume stores in urban centers on the West Coast.

Thompson will report to Brian Fiala, executive VP of store operations. His appointment is effective immediately.

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