TORONTO, April 13 /CNW/ - Katz Group Canada Ltd., Canada's largest
integrated pharmacy network, today announced the appointment of Frank Scorpiniti as Chief Operating Officer.
With more than 20 years of retail pharmacy experience, Mr. Scorpiniti
was previously Senior Vice President, Pharmacy Operations at Duane
Reade, a New York-based chain recognized as one of North America's most
innovative retail pharmacy chains. Prior to Duane Reade, Mr. Scorpiniti
held positions of increasing responsibility at Longs Drug Stores, a
west coast regional pharmacy chain. He began his career as a pharmacist
and is a graduate of the University of the Pacific, School of Pharmacy
in Stockton, California.
"Frank is a strategic thinker who has a passion for the retail pharmacy
industry and a proven ability to drive growth and performance within an
organization," said Andy Giancamilli, Chief Executive Officer, Katz Group Canada Ltd. "We are confident that Frank's leadership and experience will help
enhance the customer experience across our network of corporate,
franchise and banner pharmacies." Mr. Scorpiniti will be responsible
for Rexall retail operations, Drug Trading Company Limited and Medicine
Shoppe Canada Inc.
The company is also pleased to announce the appointment of Warren Jeffery to the role of Chief Development Officer which he'll assume in addition to his current role as Interim Chief
Merchandising Officer. Reporting directly to Mr. Giancamilli, Mr.
Jeffery will lead the company's productivity and growth initiatives.
About Katz Group Canada Ltd./Rexall
Katz Group Canada Ltd. is Canada's leading integrated retail pharmacy
network encompassing more than 1,800 chain, franchise and independent
pharmacies across the country. Pharmacy banners include Rexall, Rexall
Pharma Plus, The Medicine Shoppe, Guardian, I.D.A. Katz Group's
holdings also include Rexall Specialty Pharmacy, Rexall Direct, Rexall
Health Services and ProPharm Limited. For more information visit, www.rexall.ca.
SOURCE Katz Group Canada Ltd.
For further information:
Michelle Lee, Director, Corporate Relations, Katz Group Canada Ltd./Rexall
T: 905-501-7894 E: email@example.com