Mississauga, Ontario — Domenic Pilla, CEO of McKesson Canada, has announced the appointment of Beth Newlands Campbell as president of Rexall Drugstore, effective August 8, 2017. She joins the company from Sobeys Inc.
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," says Pilla. "Beth is a dynamic leader with a long and proven track record of delivering business results in Canada and the United States."
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 Pilla.
With a heritage dating back over a century, Rexall/Pharma Plus is a leading drugstore operator operating 471 pharmacies across Canada. Rexall is a member of the Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of McKesson Corporation. For more information, visit rexall.ca.
SOURCE: Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd.