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Richard Ashworth

Walgreens offers vets, active military Memorial Day discount

Walgreens offers vets, active military Memorial Day discount

DEERFIELD, Ill. —  To honor the service and sacrifices of Americans who served in the armed forces, Walgreens is offering a Memorial Day 20% discount to all veterans, active duty military personnel and their immediate family members, including the families of those who lost their lives in service to our country. “We at Walgreens are

Walgreens supports Surgeon General’s advisory on opioids

Walgreens supports Surgeon General’s advisory on opioids

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens issued the following statement  from president of operations Richard Ashworth in support of the advisory on naloxone and opioid overdose issued today by U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams. “We support Surgeon General Adams’s advisory on the importance of naloxone and efforts to make this life-saving medication easier for families and caregivers

Walgreens tabs Rick Gates as senior VP

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Rick Gates has been named senior vice president of pharmacy and health care for Walgreens. Gates most recently served as group vice president of pharmacy. With the promotion, he will oversee commercial development and sales, contracting, pharma development, pharmacy supply chain, and clinical programs and alliances, Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) said. He

Walgreens promotes Rick Gates to SVP of pharmacy

Walgreens promotes Rick Gates to SVP of pharmacy

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Rick Gates has been named senior vice president of pharmacy and health care for Walgreens. Gates most recently served as group vice president of pharmacy. With the promotion, he will oversee commercial development and sales, contracting, pharma development, pharmacy supply chain, and clinical programs and alliances, Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) said Thursday. He

Ashworth promoted by WBA

Ashworth promoted by WBA

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) has promoted Richard Ashworth to president of operations at Walgreens, a newly created ­position. With the move, Ashworth adds responsibilities in the health care commercial, IT and supply chain areas at Walgreens in addition to the duties in his previous position as president of pharmacy and retail

Walgreens offers FedEx drop-off, pickup services

Walgreens offers FedEx drop-off, pickup services

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FedEx Corp. and Walgreen Co. have announced an agreement where FedEx package pickup and drop-off services will be available in more than 7,500 Walgreens stores across all 50 U.S. states. FedEx and Walgreens first revealed the partnership 10 months ago. Now — thanks in part to that deal — 80% of the

Ashworth named Walgreens operations president

Ashworth named Walgreens operations president

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has promoted Richard Ashworth to president of operations at Walgreens, a newly created position. WBA said Wednesday that Ashworth assumes the new role effective immediately. With the move, he adds responsibilities in  the health care commercial, IT and supply chain areas at Walgreens in addition to the duties

Walgreens turns spotlight on pharmacists’ dedication

Walgreens turns spotlight on pharmacists’ dedication

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is honoring its more than 27,000 pharmacists for their dedication to patients and the expanding role they’re playing in overall health care for October’s American Pharmacists Month. “Our pharmacists’ commitment to Walgreens patients is evident every day, and this year especially we’ve seen countless illustrations of our pharmacists going above and

Walgreens, UN Foundation launch vaccination campaign

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation have kicked off the fifth year of the Get a Shot. Give a Shot. campaign. To date, Get a Shot. Give a Shot. has provided 20 million polio and measles vaccines to people in developing countries, according to the retailer. For every vaccination administered through August 2018

Walgreens ‘Get a Shot’ campaign gets under way

Walgreens ‘Get a Shot’ campaign gets under way

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation have launched their annual “Get a Shot. Give a Shot” campaign to provide critical vaccines to people in developing countries. The drug chain said Thursday that the “Get a Shot” program, now in its fifth year, has helped provide more than 20 million polio and measles

Hurricane recovery, relief under way at Walgreens

Hurricane recovery, relief under way at Walgreens

DEERFIELD, Ill. — About 200 Walgreens stores in southeastern Texas and Louisiana remain closed due to widespread flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. Walgreens said Tuesday that local field leaders and store teams are working to reopen other stores in the region and restore pharmacy services as soon as possible. The company reported that more than

Walgreens gets results in first year of Rx disposal program

Walgreens gets results in first year of Rx disposal program

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has collected and safely disposed of 72 tons of medication since launching its drug disposal program 14 months ago. Walgreens said Wednesday that its safe medication disposal program is the first ongoing national effort of its kind by a retailer to combat the national drug abuse crisis and help fight the

2017 NACDS Annual Meeting gets under way

2017 NACDS Annual Meeting gets under way

The 2017 NACDS Annual Meeting got going on Saturday at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz. Headlining the day’s events were Meet the Retailer sessions with CVS Health, Walgreens, Fred’s Pharmacy, Sam’s Club, Cardinal Health and The Vitamin Shoppe. NACDS also held its board of directors meeting. “We’re very customer-first; we’re creating the very best customer

Execs in spotlight at Retailer of the Year event

Execs in spotlight at Retailer of the Year event

Chain Drug Review held a reception in Manhattan earlier this month to honor recipients of the publication’s Retailer of the Year awards. CVS Health president and chief executive officer Larry Merlo named Health Care Executive of the Year, and Walgreens president of pharmacy and retail operations Richard Ashworth was named as Operations Executive of the Year.

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