As per reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) Inc, has appointed John Standley as President of Walgreens leading all Walgreens operations and overseeing the development, growth, and management of the business. Interim President, Alex Gourlay to continue in his role as Co-Chief Operating Officer leading the strategic unit and Walgreen’s U.S. operations.
Standley has a vast experience in a pharmacy, healthcare, and retail. His expertise will bring in extensive operational experience to his role to further deliver on the company’s strategic priorities like driving cost transformation, creating neighborhood health destinations, accelerating digitalization, and restructuring Walgreens retail offering. Standley to report to Alex Gourlay, Co-Chief Operating Officer, Walgreens Boots Alliance.
“John’s leadership experience and a strong understanding of our industry and the U.S. healthcare markets will allow him to hit the ground running, drive our transformation and fulfill our purpose to help people lead healthier and happier lives across America. Walgreens’ essential role in the healthcare delivery system and in the lives of millions of Americans has never been more important as we continue to work our way through the pandemic together. I’m confident John will build on and grow our momentum at Walgreens, and help us compete and win even more in the marketplace.” stated Stefano Pessina, Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Walgreens Boots Alliance.
Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) is a pharmacy-led, health and well-being enterprise with a long history of trusted healthcare services, community pharmacy care, and pharmaceutical wholesaling dates. To learn more about Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) and to continue to track its progress please visit the Vista Partners Walgreens Boots Alliance Page.
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