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Company Overview of Katz Group Pharmacies Inc.

Company Overview

Katz Group Pharmacies Inc. owns and operates drugstores and mail-order pharmacies in Canada. It offers drugs, natural health products, naturopathy and homeopathy products, beauty products, and daily living products. The company also offers infusion therapy, long term care, clinical care, pandemic prescription, complex medication management, and online prescription refill services. In addition, it offers photo printing services on custom cards, summer gear, art, and custom books. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in Edmonton, Canada.

10104-103rd Avenue

Bell Tower

Suite 1702

Edmonton, AB T5J 0H8


Founded in 1990





Key Executives for Katz Group Pharmacies Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 44
Founder and Chairman of the Board
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President of Pharmacy - Katz Group Canada
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Katz Group Pharmacies Inc. Key Developments

Katz Group Announces Two Senior Executive Appointments

Katz Group announced the appointments of Glen B. Scott, Q.C. Senior Vice President, Real Estate. Mr. Scott brings with him 28 years of experience from Brownlee LLP in Calgary, where he led the firm's Municipal Government and Commercial Real Estate and Development teams. In his role with the company in the Chairman's Office, Mr. Scott will report to Daryl Katz and be responsible for acquisition, development and management of real estate through Katz Group Properties Inc. This will include developments within the Edmonton Arena District. Mr. Scott will also be responsible for the company's government relations and provide oversight to Medicentres and accessible health care services to individuals and families throughout Edmonton, Calgary, Windsor, and London. The company appointed Brad Gilewich, C.A. Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs. Mr. Gilewich is a Chartered Accountant and has over 20 years of experience in advising private companies, including five years as Partner at PwC LLP until 2011 when he joined Katz Group. In his role with the company in the Chairman's Office, Mr. Gilewich will report to Daryl Katz and is responsible for corporate investment across the organization, which includes financial review and liaising with operational leaders in the pharmacy, real estate, and sports & entertainment divisions. Based in Edmonton, Mr. Gilewich will also maintain a project oversight role for the Edmonton Arena District.

The Katz Group of Companies Appoints Sharon Driscoll as Executive Vice President and CFO

The Katz Group of Companies announced the appointment of Sharon Driscoll to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Driscoll most recently served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Sears Canada Inc., and brings with her more than 25 years in strategic financial leadership in the retail environment. Prior to joining Sears, Ms. Driscoll held several senior level positions at Loblaw Companies Limited, including Senior Vice President, Corporate Development.

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