Rite Aid Corp. on Monday announced that Heyward Donigan has been appointed chief executive officer and a member of the board, effective immediately. John Standley will step down from the CEO role, according to a company press release.
Donigan has 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, most recently as president and CEO of Sapphire Digital (formerly Vitals), which develops platforms to help consumers choose healthcare providers, the company said.
With this move, Rite Aid joins rivals CVS and Walgreens in emphasizing its healthcare offer over its retail.. . . more