FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 29, 2018
SEATTLE—Bartell Drugs, the country’s largest and oldest family owned pharmacy, announced that it has hired Adam Wampler as new Senior Vice President of Operations.
Wampler has over 30 years of experience working with Safeway, and the Safeway/Albertsons organization. In his most recent position as its Northern California Senior Vice President of Operations, Wampler was responsible for profitability, store conditions, diversity, and employee development across Safeway/Albertson’s 283 stores in three states. He also held leadership roles in marketing execution, store design, and store layout.
“Adam’s experience in grocery and retail are a great fit for Bartell Drugs,” said Bartell’s CEO, Kathi Lentzsch. “His focus on delivering an exceptional store experience through employee development and seamless operations will expand upon our famous Red Vest service.”
Bartell Drugs has been family owned since its inception in Seattle in 1890. Since then, it has led the way in convenient and friendly pharmacy and retail experiences for generations of Puget Sound customers. The company continues to base its business on providing a personalized shopping experience for the neighbors it serves in the King, Snohomish and Pierce Counties.
About Bartell Drugs:
Family-owned since 1890, Seattle-based Bartell Drugs is proud of its more than 128-year history based here in the Northwest. Four generations of the Bartell family have continuously focused on the future — and how the drugstore chain can better serve its customers. With exceptional customer service, locally made products and an emphasis on overall wellbeing, Bartell Drugs is here to help. Operating 67 locations in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, it is the nation’s oldest family-owned drugstore chain. For more information on Bartell Drugs, visit www.bartelldrugs.com.
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Ric Brewer, Senior Communications Manager, Bartell Drugs, 206-933-9416 or firstname.lastname@example.org