Dixon will join WBA from Aetna Inc., where she had been vice president, controller and chief accounting officer since 2017 and, prior to that, assistant controller. Before that, she served as vice president and assistant controller at PepsiCo Inc.
She was a vice president at American Express from 2005 to 2015 in roles of increasing responsibility with a focus on technical accounting, financial reporting and project delivery. Dixon began her career at PwC from 1995 to 2005, where she was a member of the audit practice in the United States and the global capital markets group in the United Kingdom.
Dixon will report to WBA executive vice president and global chief financial officer James Kehoe.
“We are pleased to welcome Heather Dixon to Walgreens Boots Alliance in this critical leadership role in our global finance team,” Kehoe said. “She brings the perfect combination of experience and expertise in both U.S. and global finance, as well as the health care and consumer goods sectors.”