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  • Walgreen announced that Jeffrey Rein, the company’s executive vice president of marketing, will become president and COO of the drugstore chain, effective Jan. 8. Current Walgreen President and CEO David Bernauer will retain his CEO title and take on the additional role of chairman in January.

    The company said the moves were part of succession planning keyed to the retirement next year of company Chairman L. Daniel Jorndt.

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