Beth Newlands Campbell appointed President of Rexall Drugstore

Beth Newlands Campbell appointed President of Rexall Drugstore

 

MISSISSAUGA, ON, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Domenic Pilla, Chief Executive Officer of McKesson Canada, today (August 4, 2017) announced the appointment of Beth Newlands Campbell as President of Rexall Drugstore effective August 8, 2017.

Newlands Campbell is a highly accomplished retail executive with a successful history of innovating and executing business strategies to build brands, future leaders and a deepening commitment to communities. She had an extensive 27-year career at Delhaize America, including Hannaford Supermarkets and Food Lion, where she served as President. Most recently, she served as President, Atlantic/Ontario Business Unit, Sobeys Inc.

“The retail pharmacy industry faces many challenges. Competitive dynamics, regulatory pressure and meeting the expectations of consumers and patients are amongst the biggest. Rexall is poised to take advantage of these challenges and lead the transformation of the sector to significantly improve health outcomes and help lower the cost of providing care in Canada,” said Pilla. “Beth is a dynamic leader with a long and proven track record of delivering business results in Canada and the United States. She brings with her a passion for creating a diverse and inclusive work environment that will engage our employees to grow our business and to serve even more customers and patients.”

In her new role, Newlands Campbell will lead Rexall’s long-term business strategies that enhance corporate growth and strengthen the organizations’ position in the marketplace. Newlands Campbell will report directly to Domenic Pilla, CEO of McKesson Canada.

“I am honoured and excited to become the newest member of the Rexall team,” said Newlands Campbell. “Rexall is a trusted and reliable brand with deep roots in the communities we serve. I’m looking forward to building on our existing strengths and charting a course that not only sets us apart from the competition, but also makes it even easier for patients and consumers to choose Rexall.”

About Rexall Drugstores

With a heritage dating back over a century, Rexall/Pharma Plus is a leading drugstore operator with a dynamic history of innovation and growth. Our focus is helping Canadians improve their overall health and wellness with a wide assortment of products and easily accessible, more convenient services. Operating 471 pharmacies across Canada, Rexall’s 7,300 employees are dedicated to providing exceptional patient care and customer service. Rexall is a member of the Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of McKesson Corporation. For more information, visit rexall.ca.

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Sobeys Inc. announces the appointment of Beth Newlands Campbell as President of its Atlantic/Ontario business unit

STELLARTON, NS, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sobeys Inc. today announced the appointment of Beth Newlands Campbell as President of the company’s Atlantic/Ontario business unit.

An experienced grocery industry leader, Ms. Newlands Campbell has spent 30 years in progressively senior operations marketing, merchandising and strategic planning roles with Delhaize’s U.S. operations, including the Hannaford Supermarkets and Food Lion banners. Most recently, Ms. Newlands Campbell was President of Food Lion.

“Beth’s diverse experience and proven record in organizational growth and strategic planning will support all aspects of our business in Atlantic Canada and Ontario,” said Marc Poulin, President & CEO, Sobeys Inc. “Her passion for food, customer service and serving her community positions her well to continue advancing our mission to help Canadians Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better.”

Ms. Newlands Campbell will report to Mr. Poulin and serve as a member of the Sobeys Inc. Leadership Committee. Her appointment is effective immediately.

About Sobeys Inc.
Proudly Canadian, with headquarters in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Sobeys has been serving the food shopping needs of Canadians for 108 years. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited (TSX:EMP.A), Sobeys owns or franchises approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton’s Drug Stores as well as more than 350 retail fuel locations. Sobeys, its franchisees and affiliates employ more than 125,000 people. The company’s purpose is to help Canadians Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better. More information on Sobeys Inc. can be found at www.sobeyscorporate.com.

For more information, please contact: Andrew Walker Senior Vice President, Communications & Corporate Affairs Sobeys Inc. (905) 238-7124 ext. 6711