Sears Holdings names pharmacy exec
BOULDER, Colo. — Mark Panzer, president and CEO Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, will be leaving Pharmaca in pursuit of an opportunity at Sears Holding Company, DSN has learned.
Panzer will be in charge of pharmacy operations at Sears Holding and will direct the health and wellness initiatives across K-Mart pharmacy as SVP and president pharmacy.
Dave Maher, a longtime Pharmaca board member and fellow chain drug veteran, will be serving as interim CEO as Pharmaca searches for a new candidate. Maher’s experience includes time as president of American Stores Company and CEO Osco Drug.
Under Panzer’s leadership, Pharmaca had a reputation for implementing cutting-edge strategies across its smaller footprint, including a loyalty card, a mobile app, an in-store Beauty Bar and a robust e-commerce offering.
H-E-B to operate hospital pharmacy
ODESSA, Texas — The Ector County Hospital District board of directors on Tuesday approved an outpatient pharmacy agreement with H-E-B that will bring a full-service pharmacy to Medical Center Hospital’s campus sometime this year, according to a report published by Odessa American.
“We hope that it will help our patient care by working with patients on discharge to get their medicines before they leave the hospital and educating them on the drugs,” Tony Ruiz, COO Medical Center Health System, told OA. “So we see a tremendous benefit as far the quality of care that’s delivered.”
The 1,100-sq.-ft. pharmacy is expected to open by fall.
Home Depot Canada to hire 6,300 spring employees
Toronto – The Home Depot Canada is currently hiring 6,300 associates across all 180 locations to support its spring season. The company is hiring full-time, part-time and seasonal positions, such as sales associates, cashiers, design professionals, department supervisors and night operators.
Job opportunities are available on a market-by-market basis and are based on individual store needs.
Starting Feb. 5, The Home Depot Canada has 500 career events scheduled across Canada. In addition, The Home Depot Canada will host its very first National Hiring Day on Feb. 12, at all Home Depot Canada locations. Potential candidates are invited to walk-in to any Home Depot store across Canada to learn more about available employment opportunities.
"The Home Depot Canada lives by its core values, including taking care of its people," said Kim Forgues, VP, human resources, communications and sustainability, The Home Depot Canada. "That’s why we continue to invest in our 28,000 associates across the country. We want to ensure our customers continue to receive the value they deserve, while being provided with first class customer service."