Woonsocket, R.I. — CVS/pharmacy on Thursday expanded the role of two retail field executives as senior VP operations Dennis Palmer, a 37-year retail veteran, announced his retirement.
Effective Nov. 5, Hanley Wheeler, SVP operations has assumed responsibility of CVS/pharmacy’s Western and Southwestern markets while continuing to have responsibility for the company’s retail operations in its Midwest and Southeast markets.
Assuming responsibility for CVS/pharmacy’s retail operations in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic is Kevin Hourican, SVP operations, who joined the CVS/pharmacy in June 2012 from Macy’s.
A pharmacist by training, Wheeler began his career at CVS/pharmacy in 1994 as an area VP. During his tenure at CVS and among his many accomplishments, Wheeler played a key role in the successful conversion of the acquired Osco and Sav-on s