Walgreens Hires New Execs

June 22, 2009
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According to the June 16 edition of the Chicago Sun-Times, Deerfield, Ill.-based Walgreen Co. hired Shannon Petree as general merchandise manager for beauty and personal care, and Eddie Frail as general merchandise manager for seasonal and general merchandise. Both Petree and Frail come to Walgreens from Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart Stores. The paper said Walgreens also hired Maurice Alkemade as general merchandise manager for private brands. Alkemade spent the past 14 years with Northfield, Ill.-based Kraft Foods.

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