Rite Aid Corporation, a drugstore chain, announced that Ken Black, Rite Aid's current group vice president of compensation, benefits and shared services, has been named SVP and chief human resources officer.
Rite Aid appoints Ken Black SVP and CHROStaff Writer | Camp Hill, Pa., USA | Thursday January 26, 2017 8:09AM ET
READ MOREMr. Black joined Rite Aid in 2003 as the company's vice president of tax. He held various positions within the finance department throughout his career at Rite Aid before being named group vice president of compensation and benefits in 2010.
In 2014, he earned a master's degree in human resources development from Villanova University in Villanova, Pa.
Prior to joining Rite Aid, Mr. Black was a senior tax manager for Deloitte. He also held various corporate tax positions for Union Pacific Corporation and NBC.
Mr. Black, a certified public accountant, earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, Pa.
He is succeeding Dedra N. Castle, who is leaving the company for personal health reasons. ■