Rite Aid Names Bryan Everett COO of Rite Aid Stores
Rite Aid has announced the promotion of Bryan Everett, who most recently served as the company’s executive vice president of store operations, to the newly created position of chief operating officer of Rite Aid stores.
In this position, Everett will be responsible for the company’s store operations, merchandising, distribution and logistics. Everett will report to Rite Aid’s Chairman and CEO John Standley.
“Since joining Rite Aid two years ago, Bryan has had a significant, positive impact on Rite Aid’s store operations as well as in other areas of our business,” said Standley. “His exceptional leadership skills, strong industry knowledge and proven track record of operational expertise and success make him the right person to lead key areas of our organization during this important time, as we move forward to drive our business, create a great customer experience and deliver value for our stakeholders.”
Everett is an accomplished leader with more than 20 years of experience in store operations. He joined Target Corporation in 2002, where he held various store operations positions of increasing responsibility. While at Target, he most recently served as senior vice president of store operations. In this role, he focused on talent management, operational efficiency and integrated technology solutions.
In addition, he led new format, new store and remodeling programs while also overseeing pharmacy and clinic operations. Before joining Target, Everett held store operations management positions at Fleming Wholesale and ALDI Inc.