Walgreens Appoints 5 New Executives To Global Leadership Team

Walgreens has made several appointments to support and accelerate the company’s transformation efforts. Newly named executives include:

  • Gunjan Bhow, Global Chief Digital Officer: Bhow will lead the retailer’s efforts to identify customer needs and develop new services, utilizing expertise gained from leadership roles at Disney, Amazon and Microsoft;
  • Vineet Mehra, Global CMO: Mehra will draw upon experience from marketing roles at Johnson & Johnson, Avon and Procter & Gamble in his new position;
  • Heather Dixon, Global Controller and Chief Accounting Officer: Dixon will oversee the global controllership organization;
  • Annie Murphy, Global Chief Commercial Officer: Murphy will lead Global Brands and all commercial and third-party relationships; and
  • Colin Nelson, Chief Global Supply Chain Officer: Nelson previously led industrial operations at Bunge and held senior roles at GlaxoSmithKline, Firmenich and Unilever.

The new team is taking the reins at a time of rapid change for Walgreens and its competitors. Some of the retailer’s recent initiatives include:


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