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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.OQ)

WBA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Skinner

75 2015 Executive Chairman of the Board

Stefano Pessina

78 2015 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

James Kehoe

56 2019 Global Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Ornella Barra

66 2016 Co-Chief Operating Officer

Alexander Gourlay

59 2016 Co-Chief Operating Officer

Kathleen Wilson-Thompson

52 2014 Executive Vice President, Global Chief Human Resources Officer

Marco Pagni

57 2016 Executive Vice President, Global Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel

Heather Dixon

47 2019 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Global Controller

Francesco Tinto

2019 Senior Vice President, Global Chief Information Officer

William Foote

68 Lead Independent Director

Jose Almeida

57 2017 Independent Director

Janice Babiak

62 Independent Director

David Brailer

60 Independent Director

Ginger Graham

64 Independent Director

John Lederer

64 2015 Independent Director

Dominic Murphy

52 2012 Independent Director

Nancy Schlichting

65 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Skinner

Mr. James A. Skinner serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Skinner’s prior experience serving in a range of management positions, including as the Chief Executive Officer for more than seven years of McDonald’s Corporation, one of the largest global companies, provides him with great breadth and depth of understanding of the strategic, operational, financial and human capital issues facing companies. It also gives him valuable insights and perspectives with respect to our retail and consumer-facing operations. His extensive public company directorship experience provides him with valuable perspective on corporate responsibility and governance matters and enables him to draw on various viewpoints in his service on the Board. Mr. Skinner has served on the board of directors of Illinois Tool Works Inc. since 2005 (and currently serves as their lead director), and he also serves as a trustee of the Ronald McDonald House Charities, a non-profit organization. He served on the board of directors of HP Inc. (f/k/a Hewlett-Packard Company) from 2013 to 2015.

Stefano Pessina

Mr. Stefano Pessina serves as Executive Vice Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Pessina leads our senior management team and brings to the Board an in-depth knowledge of the Company, including through his prior service as Executive Chairman of Alliance Boots, as well as the retail and healthcare industries. His substantial international business experience and business acumen provide the Board with valued strategic, financial, and operational insights and perspectives. The Board also values his significant mergers & acquisitions experience as well as his experience serving on the boards of directors of numerous publicly- and privately-held healthcare and retail companies. He brings valued perspective and judgment to the Board’s discussions regarding our competitive landscape and strategic opportunities and challenges. Mr. Pessina serves on the board of directors of a number of privately-held companies. He served on the board of directors of Galenica AG, a publicly-traded Swiss healthcare group, from 2000 to 2017.

James Kehoe

Mr. James Kehoe serves as Global Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He served as Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive of Global Wholesale and International Retail from December 2014 to June 2016. Previously, he served as the Chief Executive, Wholesale and Brands of Alliance Boots from September 2013 to December 2014 and Chief Executive of the Pharmaceutical Wholesale Division of Alliance Boots from January 2009 to September 2013, and before that, Wholesale & Commercial Affairs Director of Alliance Boots. Since January 2015,

Ornella Barra

Ms. Ornella Barra serves as Co-Chief Operating Officer of the Company. She served as Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive of Global Wholesale and International Retail from December 2014 to June 2016. Previously, she served as the Chief Executive, Wholesale and Brands of Alliance Boots from September 2013 to December 2014 and Chief Executive of the Pharmaceutical Wholesale Division of Alliance Boots from January 2009 to September 2013, and before that, Wholesale & Commercial Affairs Director of Alliance Boots. Since January 2015, Ms. Barra has served as a director of AmerisourceBergen and from April 2013 to April 2019, served as a director of Assicurazioni Generali, the parent company of Generali Group, a global insurance group. Ms. Barra also serves as a director of a number of private companies, and, until February 2015, served as a director of Alliance Boots.

Alexander Gourlay

Mr. Alexander W. Gourlay serves as Co-Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He served as Executive Vice President, President of Walgreens from December 2014 to June 2016. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President, President of Customer Experience and Daily Living of Walgreens from October 2013 to December 2014 and President Elect of Walgreens from September 2014 to December 2014. He served as Chief Executive of the Health & Beauty Division, Alliance Boots, from January 2009 to September 2013, and previously was Managing Director of Boots UK and a member of the Alliance Boots operating committee. He served as a director of Alliance Boots from January 2009 to September 2013.

Kathleen Wilson-Thompson

Ms. Kathleen Wilson-Thompson serves as Executive Vice President, Global Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. She served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Walgreens from January 2010 to December 2014. Prior to that, she served in a variety of legal and operational positions at Kellogg Company, most recently as Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources from July 2005 to December 2009. She has served as a director of Ashland Global Holdings Inc., a global specialty chemicals company, since 2017, and Tesla, Inc., an automotive and energy company, since 2018 and served as a director of Vulcan Materials Company, a producer of construction aggregates, from 2009 to 2018.

Marco Pagni

Mr. Marco Patrick Anthony Pagni serves as Executive Vice President, Global Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel of the Company. He served as Executive Vice President, Global Chief Legal and Administrative Officer from February 2015 to February 2016. Previously, he served as Executive Director and Group Legal Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer of Alliance Boots from 2007 to 2014 and General Counsel and Company Secretary for Alliance Boots from 2006 to 2007, having joined Alliance UniChem, a predecessor company, in the same position in 2003. Prior to this, Mr. Pagni served at McDonald’s Corporation for 10 years in a number of senior management positions across the world, including in the U.S. and UK, such as Vice President of International Development, and Vice President, General Counsel, International. Mr. Pagni served as a director of Alliance Boots until February 2015.

Heather Dixon

Ms. Heather Brianne Dixon serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Global Controller of the Company. She served as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Aetna Inc., a health care benefits company from November 2017 to March 2019. She joined Aetna as Vice President, Assistant Controller in August 2016. Prior to joining Aetna, Ms. Dixon served as Vice President, Assistant Controller of PepsiCo, Inc., a global food and beverage company, a position she held from August 2015 to March 2016. Previously, she was with American Express Company, a multinational financial services company, where she held a number of positions of increasing responsibility from 2005 to 2015. Ms. Dixon started her financial career in public accounting, where she held various audit and transaction advisory roles with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1995 to 2005.

Francesco Tinto

Mr. Francesco Tinto serves as Senior Vice President, Global Chief Information Officer of 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, business intelligence, development, support, infrastructure, security and technical services. Tinto will be based at WBA corporate headquarters in Deerfield, Ill. and will report to Ornella Barra and Alex Gourlay, co-chief operating officers, WBA. For the last 17 years, Tinto held various leadership positions at Kraft Heinz Company and Kraft Foods. Most recently, he was global CIO and head of global business services, where he oversaw IT and shared services, including finance, customer service, master data, HR and analytics. Earlier in his career, he spent more than a decade at Procter & Gamble, managing key functions for retail, marketing, sales, supply chain and information systems.

William Foote

Mr. William C. Foote serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Foote With many roles as a corporate director over the years and his experience as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of USG Corporation, Mr. Foote provides the Board with strong business leadership, expertise in strategy formulation, financial acumen, management development and succession planning and substantial experience with respect to corporate governance matters. These roles, in addition to his service as Chairman of The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, enable him to provide valuable insights and perspectives with regard to business and market conditions. In addition, he brings strength in the area of corporate governance to his role as chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee.

Jose Almeida

Mr. Jose E. Almeida serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Almeida has substantial knowledge of the healthcare industry and considerable expertise in leading complex, highly-regulated global organizations, primarily as a result of his roles at Baxter and Covidien. As a native of Brazil, Mr. Almeida brings a diverse perspective alongside his significant international business experience. With his experience as a director of several large, publicly-traded companies, he has an extensive background in public company governance and has dealt with a wide range of issues, including risk management, talent development, executive compensation, and succession planning.

Janice Babiak

Ms. Janice M. Babiak CPA serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Babiak is a U.S.-qualified Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). She is a Chartered Accountant (FCA), and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), of which she has served as a Council Member from 2011 until she reached the term limit in 2019. Ms. Babiak brings to the Board her general management expertise and depth of experience in the areas of audit, accounting, and finance, through her experience as a Council Member of the ICAEW and as a managing partner at EY, including service as partner for a number of retail and healthcare-related industry clients. With her extensive accounting knowledge and experience, she is highly qualified to serve as the chair of the Audit Committee of the Board (the “Audit Committee”) and as a member of the Finance Committee of the Board (the “Finance Committee”). Through her career experience and current CISM and CISA qualifications, she provides the Board with meaningful insight and knowledge related to information technology, cybersecurity best practices, and the relationship between information security programs and broader business goals and objectives. Her international experience, leadership in the areas of climate change and sustainability, and experience working with and serving on the audit committees of other publicly-traded companies further contribute to the perspective and judgment that she brings to service on the Board. Ms. Babiak has served on the board of directors of Bank of Montreal since October 2012 and on the board of directors of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, an international business-information group listed on the London Stock Exchange, since December 2017. Previously, she served as a non-executive director of Royal Mail Holdings plc from March 2013 to April 2014 as it transitioned from government ownership to a FTSE 100-listed company.

David Brailer

Dr. David J. Brailer M.D. Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr.Brailer With his experience as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CareScience, Inc. for more than ten years and his subsequent experience with the U.S. federal government, where he was commonly referred to as the “health information technology czar,” Dr. Brailer provides the Board with strong technology experience coupled with business leadership and expertise. In addition, he brings to the Board insight and knowledge of investment and market conditions in the healthcare industry.

Ginger Graham

Ms. Ginger L. Graham serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Graham brings to the Board her extensive experience in senior management and leadership roles in the healthcare industry, including experience leading companies in drug, device, and product development and commercialization. The Board values her insight and experience, including her service on the faculty of Harvard Business School where she taught classes in entrepreneurship. She also brings to her service on the Board valuable experience as a director of publicly- and privately-held life sciences companies and as a consultant to healthcare companies regarding strategy, leadership, team building, and capability building.

John Lederer

Mr. John Anthony Lederer serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Lederer brings to the Board significant management and business experience in the retail and healthcare industries as a result of his experience as Chief Executive Officer of a retail pharmacy. The Board values his understanding of the business operations of and issues facing large retail companies, including in the areas of marketing, merchandising, and supply chain logistics. Mr. Lederer also has extensive experience with respect to mergers & acquisitions and other corporate development activities. His prior and current service as a director of several public companies also provides him with insight into public company operations, including with respect to talent development, executive compensation, and succession planning. Mr. Lederer has served on the board of directors of US Foods since 2010 and on the board of directors of Maple Leaf Foods, a company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, since 2016. He served on the board of directors of Restaurant Brands International from 2014 until 2016 and as a director of Tim Hortons Inc. from 2007 until 2014, when it was acquired by Restaurant Brands International.

Dominic Murphy

Mr. Dominic P. Murphy serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Murphy brings to the Board his considerable international business experience gained through his prior role in KKR-related private equity investments. The Board values his insights and experience, including his substantial mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, and retail and healthcare industry experience, as well as his in-depth familiarity with many of the markets in which we operate. He also brings valuable insights gained from his experience serving as a director of publicly- and privately-held healthcare companies. Mr. Murphy serves on the board of directors of The Hut Group Limited, a privately-held company. From 2007 until 2015, he served on the board of directors of Alliance Boots and certain of its affiliates.

Nancy Schlichting

Ms. Nancy M. Schlichting serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Schlichting brings to her service on the Board a deep knowledge and understanding of the healthcare industry. The Board highly values her experience and insights gained at Henry Ford Health System, where she was responsible for the strategic and operational performance of a leading integrated health system, including an academic medical center, community hospitals, a health plan, a multi-specialty medical group, and an ambulatory and health retail network. Ms. Schlichting has served on the board of directors of Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. since March 2017 and on the board of directors of Encompass Health Corporation (formerly, HealthSouth Corporation) since December 2017. She also serves on the board of directors of The Kresge Foundation and several other non-profit organizations.

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