Rite Aid names VP of risk and controls

Rite Aid created a new position, VP of risk and controls, then hired Paul Zikmund to fill the role. He will oversee the risk management program for Rite Aid and its subsidiaries, RediClinic, Health Dialog and EnvisionRX.

Zikmund joins Rite Aid after being the director of global ethics and compliance at Bunge, a global agribusiness and food company, where he implemented the company's fraud, ethics and compliance risk management programs.

Prior to Bunge, Zikmund worked in management positions at Tyco International, SolomonEdwards and Deloitte & Touche, totaling nearly 30 years of overall experience in risk management.

"Paul comes to Rite Aid with significant experience in enterprise risk management, having held a variety of positions spanning several industries over the course of his career," said Tony Bellezza, Rite Aid senior VP and chief compliance officer. "His extensive background in organizational compliance, as well as the development and administration of enterprise risk management solutions, will be extremely valuable to Rite Aid as we continue to expand our governance, risk and compliance program."

Zikmund will start his position at Rite Aid immediately and he will report to Bellezza. Press Release