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2011-03-15 11:22:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust announced today a donation of $100,000 to the American Red Cross in support of relief efforts underway in Japan following last week's tragic earthquake and tsunami, with a potential total donation of up to $300,000 through the matching of CVS Caremark employee donations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101221/NE20875LOGO ) CVS Caremark is working with the Red Cross to establish a dedicated...

2011-03-01 11:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Dave Denton, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be making a presentation to investors at the Raymond James Annual Institutional Investors Conference on March 7, 2011. Messrs. Merlo and Denton are scheduled to present at 11:00 am EST. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO ) An...

2011-03-01 07:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) announced today that Larry J. Merlo has assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer. Merlo, now President and Chief Executive Officer of CVS Caremark, succeeds Thomas M. Ryan who will remain Non-Executive Chairman until his retirement at the company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders in May of 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/NE56280 ) (Logo:...

2011-01-24 07:30:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced the next stage of its transition plan outlined during its Annual Shareholders meeting last year. After the successful transition of day-to-day responsibilities for the company's retail operations earlier this month, the company has announced that Larry Merlo, President and Chief Operating Officer of CVS Caremark, will assume the role of CEO effective March 1, 2011. Thomas M. Ryan...

2011-01-21 11:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) will be holding a conference call on Thursday, February 3, 2011, at 8:30 a.m. (ET) with analysts and investors to discuss its fourth quarter 2010 financial results as well as its initial guidance for 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO ) An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Caremark Web...

2011-01-18 08:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it has appointed its two highest ranking retail executives to jointly lead its CVS/pharmacy business, reporting directly to Larry Merlo, President and Chief Operating Officer of CVS Caremark. Effective immediately, Mike Bloom, EVP Merchandising and Supply Chain, and Scott Baker, EVP Internal Operations and Real Estate, will take over the management of the company's retail business for...

2011-01-11 08:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an increase in its quarterly dividend of approximately 43%, to $0.125 (12.5 cents) per share on the Common Stock of the Corporation, payable February 2, 2011 to holders of record on January 21, 2011. This increase translates into an annual rate of 50 cents per share, up 15 cents per share from the previous annual rate of 35 cents. At its Analyst Day...

2010-12-29 11:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Per Lofberg, Executive Vice President and President of Caremark Pharmacy Services, will be making a presentation to investors at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 12, 2011. Messrs. Merlo and Lofberg are scheduled to present at 8:00 am local time (11:00 am EST). (Logo:...

2010-12-03 13:20:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced that it has appointed Hank Mullany as President of CVS/pharmacy effective December 6. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO ) Mullany, 52, is a seasoned retail executive with nearly thirty years of retail experience and a strong background in operations, finance and strategic planning. Previously as EVP and President of Walmart North, Mullany was responsible for the...

2010-11-19 07:30:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark's (NYSE: CVS) Pharmacy Benefit Management Customer Care team was ranked second in the world for Best Customer Service with an Internal Contact Center by Contact Center World at the organization's Global Top Ranking Performers Awards Conference in Las Vegas. The awards recognize the best in the contact center industry worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO ) (Logo:...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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