Walgreens Names Two New Execs
Deerfield, Ill. Walgreens on Tuesday named Wade D. Miquelon as senior VP and CFO. He will replace William M. Rudolphsen, who has been named to the new role of senior VP and chief risk officer. Miquelon, who will report to company chairman and CEO Jeffrey A. Rein, will assume his post on June 16.
Miquelon, who most recently was the executive VP and CFO for Tyson Foods, will be responsible for Walgreens’ accounting, tax and treasury functions, including investor relations.
Kanter to leave Michaels end of May
IRVING, Texas Michaels Stores has announced that Harvey Kanter, evp and managing director, has decided to leave the company effective May 25 to pursue a top leadership role at another company.
Brian Cornell, ceo, said, “Harvey has made significant contributions to Michaels by assisting in our transformation to a consumer-driven organization and we appreciate his service. He has developed a strong team and we are confident they will ensure a smooth transition.”
Until Kanter’s replacement is named, the merchandising organization will report to Brian Cornell.
Fresh & Easy boosts own-brand foods
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market confirmed reports that it will be adding new products to its stores announcing a new selection of fresh&easy own-brand foods to cater to increasing demand.
Following a great customer response and encouraging sales of fresh&easy own-brand food, the company is expanding the range with 250 additional products. Some of the new products include fresh prepared ready meals, new juices and brewed teas, soy and goat yogurt, and a range of ready-to-grill meats. .