Rob Mullins Named Senior Vice President of Store Operations, Western Division

Rite Aid’s Bill Romine to Retire after More than 20 Years of Service

CAMP HILL, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today announced that Rob Mullins, Rite
Aid’s current divisional pharmacy vice president of the Company’s
Western division, has been named senior vice president of store
operations of the Western division. He succeeds Bill Romine, who is
retiring from Rite Aid after more than 20 years of service. Mullins will
report to Derek Griffith, Rite Aid executive vice president of store

“Rob is a passionate advocate of community pharmacy and a talented
operator, with more than 17 years of experience across our
organization,” said Bryan Everett, chief operating officer of Rite Aid
stores. “We look forward to benefitting from Rob’s knowledge in his new
role as we work to grow our business and deliver an outstanding
experience for both our customers and associates.”

Mullins joined Rite Aid in 2000 and has held various pharmacy positions
within the company including pharmacy district manager and regional
pharmacy vice president before being named to his current role in 2015.
Rob holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from The Ohio State University
College of Pharmacy and earned his MBA at Ohio University.

Romine, who has over 40 years of retail pharmacy experience, joined Rite
Aid in 1996 with the Company’s acquisition of the West Coast
Thrifty-PayLess drugstore chain. Romine has served Rite Aid in
operations positions of increasing responsibility, including as district
manager, regional vice president and also as vice president of
merchandising operations for all of Rite Aid. He was named group vice
president of metro New York in 2010 and was promoted to his current role
in 2011.

Added Everett, “Bill has made many significant contributions to our
Company throughout his career at Rite Aid, working tirelessly to
establish Rite Aid as a leader in retail pharmacy. Equally as important,
his efforts to develop members of his team in preparation to
successfully take on leadership roles within our organization. We would
like to thank Bill for all he has done for Rite Aid and we wish him the
very best in retirement.”

Rite Aid Corporation is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains
with fiscal 2017 annual revenues of $32.8 billion. Information about
Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is
available through the company’s website at


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