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Rite Aid names former Dick’s Sporting Goods exec as CIO


Camp Hill, Pa. -- Rite Aid has named Matt Lynch, an information technology executive with nearly 30 years’ experience, as senior VP and chief information officer. Most recently, Lynch served as senior VP and CIO for Dick’s Sporting Goods. Before that, he held various executive information technology positions at ShopKo.

At Rite Aid, Lynch succeeds Don Davis, who is retiring from the company after 14 years of service. Lynch will be responsible for all aspects of the drugstore chain’s technology and information operations, including computer systems, network infrastructure, telecommunications and data security.

“Matt is a seasoned information technology professional with diverse business systems’ management and deep retail experience,” said Frank Vitrano, senior executive VP, CFO, and chief administrative officer, Rite Aid. “Additionally, his expertise with advanced systems — spanning all key business functions — will be extremely beneficial to Rite Aid as we continue to enhance our information technology and services platforms to help us achieve our dual goals of delivering a superior customer experience and driving continued growth for our company.”

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