Navigation Links
Longs Drug Stores Announces Todd Vasos Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Date:3/7/2008

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., March 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Longs Drug Stores Corporation (NYSE: LDG) today announced that Todd J. Vasos has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. He succeeds Karen Stout who has left the Company. Vasos will be responsible for store operations, marketing, merchandising, construction and loss prevention.

Vasos joined Longs in 2001 as senior vice president of marketing. He was named senior vice president and chief merchandising officer in March of 2005. Immediately prior to joining Longs, Vasos was with the drug store chains, Phar-Mor, Inc. from 1994 to 2001 and Eckerd Drug from 1983 to 1994. He has more than 25 years of retail experience and a Bachelor's degree from Western Carolina University.

Larry Gatta, group vice president of marketing is being promoted to senior vice president and chief merchandising officer. He joined Longs in 2002 as vice president of marketing. With more than 25 years of retail marketing and merchandising experience, Gatta had worked for a number of retailers prior to joining Longs including Rite Aid, Phar-Mor and Giant Eagle/Tamco. He has a Bachelor's degree from Youngstown State University.

Linda Voracek, divisional merchandise manager responsible for cosmetics and toiletries is being promoted to vice president of marketing and will be responsible for all front-end merchandise categories. Immediately prior to joining Longs in 2003 she was a category manager with Kmart for six years and had worked in product development for Shurfine for five years prior to joining Kmart.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Longs Drug Stores Corporation (NYSE: LDG) is one of the most recognized retail drug store chains on the West Coast and in Hawaii. The Company operates 510 retail pharmacies and offers a wide assortment of merchandise focusing on health, wellness, beauty and convenience. Longs also provides pharmacy benefit management services and Medicare beneficiary prescription drug plans through its wholly-owned subsidiary, RxAmerica, LLC. Additional information about Longs and its services is available at http://www.longs.com and more information about RxAmerica is available at http://www.rxamerica.com.

Contact: Phyllis Proffer

925-979-3979


'/>"/>
SOURCE Longs Drug Stores Corporation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Longs Drugs Announces Immunization Program for the 2007/2008 Flu Season
2. New chemotherapy regimen prolongs survival in difficult-to-treat childhood brainstem gliomas
3. Longs Drugs Plans to Become the First Retailer in Hawaii With Walk-in Medical Clinics
4. Thalidomide Added to Standard Therapy Prolongs Overall Survival in Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Patients Over Age 75
5. Treating oft ignored non-cancer health issues after cancer diagnosis prolongs survival
6. Longs Drug Stores Corporation Declares Cash Dividend on Common Shares
7. Longs Drug Stores Corporation Reports Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008
8. Longs Reports Preliminary February Retail Drug Store Sales
9. Author Kris Carr to Sign Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips at Two Borders(R) Stores in California
10. Are Bargaining Groups Hired by Independent Drugstores Causing Payment Delays to Pharmacies?
11. Governor Rendell Announces CHIP Enrollment Clinics at Several Rite Aid Stores
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 21, 2017 , ... ... with events taking place all over the country. , Outdoor running increases exposure ... runners are at an increased risk of melanoma, and only half may be ...
(Date:8/21/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... August 21, 2017 , ... The ... how exactly are we supposed to get things done in a healthy way these ... And, they’re launching a crowdfunding campaign on August 28 to introduce Deskcise Pro™– the ...
(Date:8/21/2017)... ... ... The American Hospital Association (AHA) has elected Claire Zangerle, Chief Nurse Executive ... of Trustees for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2018. , The ... are committed to the improvement of health in their communities. Founded in 1898, the ...
(Date:8/21/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... August 21, 2017 , ... ... health services business of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), has made a multi-million dollar ... responders affected by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) over ...
(Date:8/20/2017)... ... August 20, 2017 , ... A total solar eclipse will occur across the ... as the moon moves between the sun and Earth. This rare event will be magnificent ... can help keep you safe on the road during the total eclipse of the sun. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/2/2017)... and BENTON, Ky. , Aug. 2, 2017   Marshall County ... its environmental services (ES) team to proactively reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). The ... disinfection robot that uses UVC light energy to kill deadly pathogens such as C. ... Tru-D SmartUVC ... Tru-D in action in ...
(Date:8/2/2017)... a next-generation full-service pharmacy, has announced the launch of its ... Washington D.C. metropolitan area. CaryRx aims to ... through the convenience of its patient-friendly mobile app. Prescriptions can ... to any location in D.C. ... Washington D.C. ," says Areo Nazari , ...
(Date:7/31/2017)...  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), has been named one ... by Crain,s Detroit Business . The annual ... three-year revenue growth. This year,s edition measures growth from 2013 ... the complete list, visit crainsdetroit.com/awards/fast_50/2017 .  ... said Phil Hagerman , CEO and chairman of Diplomat. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: