Content about R. James Kelly

September 27, 2011

Family Dollar Stores said Tuesday that it has named longtime CVS/pharmacy executive Mike Bloom as its new president and COO to replace the departing R. James Kelly, who announced his retirement on Tuesday after 15 years with the company.

Matthews, N.C. -- Family Dollar Stores said Tuesday that it has named longtime CVS/pharmacy executive Mike Bloom as its new president and COO to replace the departing R. James Kelly, who announced his retirement on Tuesday after 15 years with the company. Kelly will serve as vice chairman for the next six months to assist with the transition.

Bloom, formerly executive VP – merchandising, supply chain, marketing and advertising for CVS Caremark, will assume the position of president/COO.