Red Door Spas names COO
Stamford, Conn. — Spa operator Red Door Spas said Tuesday it has named Jeff Kohl as its senior VP and COO. Kohl is charged with directing all Red Door Spa operations globally, including strategic partnership development and management of the company’s 31 full-service spa and salon properties and 1,500+ spa associates.
He will report to Todd Walter, CEO of Red Door Spa Holdings.
Kohl was previously director of global hospitality sales for Precor.
Jo-Ann increases holiday hiring
Hudson, Ohio — Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores said Monday it will increase its work force by more than 15% for the holiday season.
Tom Williams, senior VP human resources for Jo-Ann, announced the company has begun the seasonal recruiting process and will hire more than 3,000 additional employees before the holidays.
The company attributes the seasonal hiring to anticipation of increased traffic in stores through the holiday season.
Walgreens names exec additions to pharmacy, health and wellness division
Deerfield, Ill. — Walgreen Co. said Tuesday it has added two executives to its pharmacy, health and wellness division.
Dr. Jeffrey Kang will join the company on Oct. 31 as senior VP health and wellness services and solutions.
In addition, Mike Ellis has joined Walgreens as VP specialty pharmacy and infusion.
Most recently, Kang was chief medical officer at CIGNA. Ellis has served as senior VP specialty trade relations and contracting and pharmaceutical services for CVS Caremark.