Walgreens Boots Alliance stated Tuesday that it has named Tim Wentworth its new CEO.
Wentworth will start the place on October 23, in accordance with a information launch, and also will be part of the WBA board of administrators.
“I’m honored and excited for the unimaginable alternative to steer the following part of WBA’s evolution, working with the Board and WBA management to ship sustainable worth and outcomes,” Wentworth stated within the launch. “WBA has a differentiated mannequin with the facility to construct on the corporate’s pharmacy power and trusted model to evolve healthcare supply.”
Beforehand, Wentworth served because the CEO of Categorical Scripts and extra lately Cigna’s Evernorth.
Stefano Pessina, WBA’s govt chairman, stated within the launch that Wentworth “is an achieved and revered chief with profound experience within the payer and pharmacy area in addition to provide chain, IT and Human Assets. We’re assured he’s the suitable particular person to steer WBA’s subsequent part of development right into a customer-centric healthcare firm.”
In September, former WBA CEO Rosalind Brewer stepped down lower than three years after taking the helm of the pharmacy chain.
The retailer stated on the time that its board and Brewer, who was reportedly certainly one of solely two Black girls to steer a Fortune 500 firm, mutually agreed for her to step down. Brewer additionally instantly stepped down as a member of the corporate’s board.
Walgreens’ board named Ginger Graham, a member of the board, as interim CEO.