OfficeMax Appoints CAO
Naperville, Calif. Deborah O’Connor will assume the role of senior VP, finance and chief accounting officer at OfficeMax on Tuesday. Previously, O’Connor was senior VP and controller of the ServiceMaster Co.
New Leadership at Ahold
Amsterdam, Netherlands Ahold announced various corporate changes on Friday.
Carl Schlicker, president and CEO of Giant-Carlisle, has been named president and CEO of Stop & Shop/Giant-Landover. He will succeed JosE Alvarez, who has been appointed executive VP global business development.
Sander van der Laan, executive VP, marketing and merchandising for Albert Heijn, has been appointed president and CEO of Giant-Carlisle, replacing Schlicker. Schlicker and van der Laan will report to Lawrence Benjamin, COO, Ahold USA.
Albert Voogd, executive VP, sales and services at Albert Heijn, will succeed van der Laan and become executive VP, marketing and merchandising at Albert Heijn.
Cees van Vliet, who is currently responsible for format management at Albert Heijn, will suceed Voogd as executive VP, sales and services. Voogd and van Vliet will report to Dick Boer, COO, Ahold Europe.
Walgreens Announces Promotions
Deerfield, Ill. Walgreen Co. announced Thursday that it has promoted the following company executives: Hal F. Rosenbluth, 56, president of Walgreens health and wellness division, has been named a corporate senior VP; Michael Nameth, 55, has been promoted to a corporate divisional VP for Walgreens. Nameth joined Walgreens in 2006 when the company acquired Medmark Specialty Pharmacy Solutions; and, Mark A. Wattley, 42, currently VP and legal counsel of human resources for Walgreens Health Services, has been promoted to a corporate divisional VP for Walgreens.