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Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens, CVS take to the skies

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. — On-demand delivery by drone took an important step forward this month when consumers in this southeastern Virginia town received purchases from Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and FedEx that were delivered by an unmanned aircraft operated by Wing, an offshoot of Google’s parent company. The October 18 trial marked the first scheduled e-commerce

Walgreens to test drone delivery service

Walgreens to test drone delivery service

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens plans to begin using drones to deliver products to select customers in the Christiansburg, Va., market next month. The company is partnering with Wing Aviation LLC, a member of the Alphabet family of companies, to test a service that promises to let people order health and wellness, food, beverage and convenience

WBA names Tinto as global CIO

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has named Francesco Tinto global chief information officer and senior vice president at the company. Tinto will oversee the global strategy for WBA’s IT operations across all of the company’s divisions, as well as the implementation of its technology and digital innovation. His role will include data analytics,

Walgreens Boots Alliance appoints global CIO

Walgreens Boots Alliance appoints global CIO

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) on Friday named Francesco Tinto  global chief information officer and senior vice president at the company. Francesco Tinto Tinto will oversee the global strategy for WBA’s IT operations across all of the company’s divisions, as well as the implementation of its technology and digital innovation. His role will

‘Most Influential Women’ honored

‘Most Influential Women’ honored

NEW YORK — Mass Market Retailers last week honored the outstanding executives who were identified by the publication as the industry’s Most Influential Women in 2019. The awards presentation and reception drew retailer and supplier executives from across the food, drug and mass channels to a ballroom in lower Manhattan. On hand to receive awards

WBA makes key leadership appointments

WBA makes key leadership appointments

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. on Thursday named five executives to newly created leadership roles at the company. Appointed were: Gunjan Bhow to global chief digital officer. Heather Dixon to global controller and chief accounting officer. Vineet Mehra to global chief marketing officer. Annie Murphy to global chief commercial officer. Colin Nelson to

Dixon named WBA’s global controller

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Heather Dixon has been named senior vice president, global controller and chief accounting officer by Walgreens Boots Alliance. 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

WBA names Dixon global controller

WBA names Dixon global controller

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Heather Dixon has been named senior vice president, global controller and chief accounting officer by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., effective March 18. 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

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