Dollar General helps customers spring into savings
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General is thinking digital this spring with a new way to appeal to coupon-clipping customers.
Albertsons-Safeway names new Intermountain division president
BOISE, Idaho — The recently merged Albertsons and Safeway organization has announced that current Jewel-Osco VP of operations, Brad Street, has been named president of the Intermountain division.
Street succeeds Susan Morris, who recently was appointed president of the company’s Denver division. In his new role, Street will have overall responsibility for 85 stores in eight states.
Street began his career with Albertsons in Salt Lake City in 1983. He worked through store positions of increasing responsibility until he was promoted to store director. After that, Street was promoted to district manager and served in that capacity in Albertsons Houston and Northern California divisions. Upon the sale of Albertsons to Supervalu, he served as director of operations in Eugene, Ore., until being promoted to VP of operations for the 188-store Intermountain West Division in Boise, Idaho. Street was serving as the lead district manager for the Intermountain division when he was promoted to VP of operations for the Jewel-Osco division in 2014.
Report: FDA’s Office of Generic Drugs takes medical leave
WASHINGTON — Thirty-year Food and Drug Administration veteran Kathleen “Cook” Uhl, who was appointed director of the FDA’s Office of Generic Drugs in January, is temporarily stepping down to deal with a medical issue, according to a report by the Regulatory Focus Professionals Society.
Uhl is reportedly being treated for colorectal cancer and will be on leave for several months.
While Uhl is out, John Peters, acting director of the Office of Bioequivalence, will lead the OGD on an acting basis, according to the report. Dale Connor will become acting director of the Office of Bioequivalence.