Walgreens Unveils New Wellness Program
Deerfield, Ill. Walgreen Co. announced Wednesday it has launched its Complete Care and Well-Being program aimed at employers.
The company said the program will be run through its Take Care Health Systems businesses, which it bought in May 2007. Take Care has grown from the original 50 clinics to 322 clinics in Walgreen stores today, and has partnerships with a number of health insurers.
The company said the new program will offer clear pricing to employers and discounts on Walgreen brand products for workers and lower prescription drug prices. It is designed to reduce health care and prescription costs for large employers.
“Over the past two years, we built and assembled the services necessary to offer a unique solution to rising pharmacy and healthcare costs,” said Walgreens president Greg Wasson.
Colorep names Anthony to board
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. Colorep, a leader in sustainable textile solutions, announced that it has named David Anthony to its board of directors.
Larry Levy, Colorep’s chairman and CEO, stated “We are delighted to have David Anthony joining Colorep’s board. He brings extensive experience in building great companies in the clean technology field. I look forward to growing Colorep with David on our team.”
As managing director of 21 Ventures, Anthony sits on the board of Agent Video Intelligence, 3GSolar, BioPetroClean, Juice Wireless, VOIP Logic, WorldWater & Solar Technologies.
Riley named to TWE board of directors
ALBANY, N.Y. Trans World Entertainment announced that Bryant Riley has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. Riley is currently the managing member and founder of Riley Investment Management LLC and founder and chairman of B. Riley & Co., LLC, a Southern California-based brokerage and investment banking firm.
“Bryant Riley brings extensive experience and a history of strong leadership to the company’s board of directors,” commented Robert Higgins, chairman and CEO of Trans World Entertainment.
Riley will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Marty Hanaka from the board of directors.