Content about chairman, the retail pharmacy chain said

May 29, 2012

Rite Aid has appointed president and CEO John Standley as chairman, the retail pharmacy chain said.

New York -- Rite Aid has appointed president and CEO John Standley as chairman, the retail pharmacy chain said Friday.

Rite Aid announced that its board of directors had elected Standley to replace current chairman Mary Sammons, effective June 21. Sammons has served as chairman since June 2007 and plans to step down at the company's annual stockholder meeting.