Walgreens Names New Lead Director
Deerfield, Ill. Walgreen Co. said Thursday that Alan McNally, a director at the company since 1999, was named to the newly created position of “lead director” at Walgreen.
“Designating a lead director is becoming a standard good governance practice, making it the right time for us to take this action,” said Walgreens chairman and CEO Jeffrey A. Rein.
McNally served as CEO of Harris Bank from 1993 to 2002. Although he is now retired, he continues to serve as a special advisor to the bank.
Staples, Inc. Names Senior VP
Framingham, Mass. Staples has appointed Mark Mettler to senior VP, general merchandising manager, consumer technology and seasonal supplies.
Mettler previously served as VP, general merchandise manager at Sears Roebuck and Co. He joined Sears in 1993 and assumed increasing levels of responsibility for merchandising across product categories.
Arrowstreet Names Principals
Somerville, Mass.-based Arrowstreet, a firm providing architecture, planning, interior design, and graphic-design services, has named the following key staff members as principals: Dennis Carlberg, AIA, LEED AP; Pat Cornelison, AIA, LEED AP; and Kevin Nice, AIA, LEED AP.