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Kathleen Wilson-Thompson

WBA appoints Gourlay, Barra to drive operations

WBA appoints Gourlay, Barra to drive operations

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Alex Gourlay and Ornella Barra have been named co-chief operating officers of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA). Gourlay had been president of Walgreens, and Barra president and chief executive of global wholesale and international retail. Both had also been executive vice presidents of WBA. In his new role, Gourlay will oversee Walgreens

Drug, mass retail execs make ’50 Most Powerful Women’ list

NEW YORK — Executives from Walmart, Sam’s Club, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Family Dollar Stores made Black Enterprise magazine’s “50 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America” list. Featured on the publication’s February 2015 cover, the list was culled from thousands of candidates across industries — including the finance, pharmaceutical and retail sectors — and the