People in the News

04/02/2014 - 1:09pm

Mars Chocolate’s global president Grant F. Reid has been named by the company’s board of directors as president, effective Jan. 2, 2015. Reid will take over for current Mars president Paul S. Michaels, who plans to retire at the end of the year.

04/02/2014 - 11:19am

Robert M. Long, former president, CEO and chairman of Longs Drug Stores passed away March 27 due to complications, which occurred as a result of inclusion body myositis.

04/01/2014 - 1:47pm

Kroger on Tuesday announced that SVP Robert "Pete" Williams plans to retire in May after 37 years with the company.

04/01/2014 - 11:08am

Sanofi on Monday named Anne Beal to the newly created position of chief patient officer.

03/31/2014 - 10:33am

Helen of Troy — whose portfolio of personal care products includes Vidal Sassoon, Sure, Pert and Brut — has announced that its board has appointed CEO Julien Mininberg to serve on the board until the next annual meeting of shareholders.

03/26/2014 - 12:16pm

Celebrity beauty licensing company Boldface Group has named former Smashbox executive John LaBonty as president and CEO.

03/26/2014 - 11:59am

Unilever’s Caress brand named singer Kelly Rowland as one of this year's new Caress Fabulistas to help celebrate the launch of its new Caress Fresh body wash collection.

03/25/2014 - 4:47pm

Did you graduate from a school that IS STILL left in the NCAA college basketball March Madness tournament? Tell us who you are and where you went to school. You can comment below, or email DSN editor Rob Eder, reder@lf.com, Subject: My March Madness School.

03/25/2014 - 3:49pm

Crossmark, a sales and marketing services company, has named Ben Fischer CEO.

03/25/2014 - 1:33pm

Eileen Breslin, dean and professor of the School of Nursing at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, has been elected to serve a two-year term as president of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.