Weis Markets Names VP of Pharmacy

Weis Markets Inc. has promoted Rick Seipp to VP of pharmacy. Seipp’s previous position was the grocer’s director of pharmacy operations.

In his new role, Seipp (left) will oversee the day-to-day merchandising, operation and management of Weis’ 131 pharmacies. He will also lead the company’s Lifestyle Initiatives team, which addresses health-and-wellness issues. He reports to Kurt Schertle, EVP, sales and merchandising.

Before joining Sunbury, Pa.-based Weis in 2010, Seipp worked at Harrisburg, Pa.-based Rite Aid. Earlier in his career, he was a store-level pharmacist, pharmacy manager, pharmacy system development manager and district manager.

Weis operates 163 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia.

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