Pharmaca names Panzer chief operating officer
BOULDER, Colo. Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy has recently named Mark Panzer to its chief operating officer post.
Panzer joins Pharmaca from Rite Aid, where he was senior executive vice president and chief marketing officer and played a key role in that company’s turnaround earlier this decade. Before Rite Aid, Panzer spent 22 years in big-box grocery with Albertson’s, American Stores and Jewel Companies, holding senior level management positions in operations, marketing merchandising and real estate.
Panzer holds a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from Loyola University, Chicago and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Northeastern Illinois University.
Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy was founded in June 2000 and is the nation’s largest integrative pharmacy chain combining conventional prescriptions with natural and complementary health solutions. The company operates 23 pharmacies in Colorado, California, New Mexico, Oregon and Washington.
Sepracor may get incentives to keep its business local
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. Drug maker Sepracor might get tax breaks for building in its hometown.
The MetroWest Daily News reports that the company is constructing new buildings in Marlborough, Mass., and will create 250 new jobs. Local officials proposed the tax breaks to give Sepracor incentives for further development, and the company may save $4.1 million.
The city’s finance committee will vote on the proposal Monday.
H-E-B, RediClinic open largest U.S. retail clinic in Houston area
HOUSTON Clinic operator RediClinic has opened its 15th Houston-area convenient care clinic in the new H-E-B store that, according to the Convenient Care Association, is the largest retail-based clinic in the United States.
The 926-square-foot clinic features three exam rooms and a room specifically for blood draws.
“We are delighted to be expanding out footprint in our home market with the opening of our 15th Greater Houston clinic,” said Web Golinkin, chief executive officer of RediClinic. “The larger clinic design in H-E-B’s new Bunker Hill store enables us to treat more patients and gives us more flexibility in adding new services.”
RediClinic operates 21 clinics in H-E-B stores in Houston and Austin; and 15 clinics in Wal-Mart stores in Atlanta, Ga.; Fayetteville and Rogers, Ark.; Richmond, Va.; and Tulsa, Okla.