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Walgreens appoints Turner as chief information officer

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) has promoted Steve Turner to vice president and chief information officer at Walgreens, effective April 1. He succeeds outgoing CIO Abhi Dhar, with whom he is working closely to transition ­responsibilities. Dhar is leaving to serve as cofounder and chief executive officer of a digital start-up based

Walgreens tabs Steve Turner as CIO

Walgreens tabs Steve Turner as CIO

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance has promoted Steve Turner to vice president and chief information officer at Walgreens. Turner, currently vice president for service delivery and infrastructure for Walgreens, is slated to start in the new post effective April 1, according to Walgreens. He succeeds outgoing CIO Abhi Dhar, with whom he is working closely

Walgreens CIO Abhi Dhar reportedly to depart

Walgreens CIO Abhi Dhar reportedly to depart

Walgreens CIO Abhi Dhar is slated to exit the company next month to lead an online marketing startup company focusing on the retail arena, according to CIO magazine. Walgreens declined to comment to CIO about a replacement for Dhar. Dhar’s LinkedIn page describes him as the co-founder and CEO of an Illinois-based digital startup that

Pay options grow for Balance Rewards users

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Balance Rewards members can now seamlessly apply their loyalty account at checkout through Android Pay, furthering the convenience of earning and redeeming points and expanding the company’s portfolio of unified mobile payments solutions. This integration gives the more than 85 million active Balance Rewards members, many of whom use Android devices,

Walgreens links rewards card with Android Pay

Walgreens links rewards card with Android Pay

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has integrated its Balance Rewards customer loyalty program with Google’s Android Pay mobile payment platform. The drug chain said Monday that Balance Rewards members using Android smartphone and mobile devices can now earn and use loyalty points without having to separately scan or enter their Balance Rewards card at checkout at