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McKesson Corp.

McKesson appoints Tracy Faber to top HR role

McKesson appoints Tracy Faber to top HR role

IRVING, Texas – McKesson Corp. announced that Tracy Faber has been appointed executive vice president and chief human resources officer (CHRO), effective October 1, 2019. Faber will report to chief executive officer Brian Tyler. Faber joined McKesson in 2011 and currently serves as senior vice president, HR for McKesson Corporate and McKesson’s U.S. Pharmaceutical and

McKesson announces move to Google Cloud

McKesson announces move to Google Cloud

IRVING, Texas — McKesson Corp. announced this week a technology collaboration with Google Cloud that will advance the development of next-generation applications and products, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, and enhanced analytics in support of the company’s strategic growth initiative to transform care delivery and drive profit. As part of the agreement, Google Cloud will

Brian Tyler becomes McKesson’s new CEO

Brian Tyler becomes McKesson’s new CEO

IRVING, Texas — Veteran McKesson leader, Brian Tyler, has become the company’s new chief executive officer Monday, succeeding John Hammergren. Hammergren has served as the company’s top executive since 1999. “I am incredibly humbled and grateful for the opportunity to lead this company,” said Brian Tyler, chief executive officer, McKesson Corp. “We have a seasoned and talented

McKesson recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality”

McKesson recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality”

SAN FRANCISCO — For the sixth straight year, McKesson Corp. is honored as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. McKesson achieved 100% on the HRC’s 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a nationally recognized benchmarking report on corporate policies and practices in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and

McKesson joins World Cancer Day efforts

McKesson joins World Cancer Day efforts

SAN FRANCISCO — McKesson Corp. is supporting World Cancer Day by expanding its commitment to reduce the devastating impact of cancer by making medicines and treatment readily available and by supporting those on the frontlines. “Most Americans have been touched by cancer. We know that better cancer care is possible and McKesson is proud to play a part in making that

Jhaveri named Health Mart president

Jhaveri named Health Mart president

IRVING, Texas — Nimesh Jhaveri has joined the Health Mart family of community pharmacies as president. Jhaveri, who has 30 years of hands-on pharmacy experience, started in his new role on October 31. As president, Jhaveri is responsible for developing strategies supporting the goals and success of more than 5,000 Health Mart pharmacies. In his

Rite Aid, McKesson continue partnership

Rite Aid, McKesson continue partnership

CAMP HILL, Pa. – Rite Aid Corp. and McKesson Corp.  announced an agreement to key terms that will continue the companies’ pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution partnership for an additional 10 years. Under these terms, McKesson will continue providing Rite Aid with sourcing and direct-to-store delivery for brand and generic pharmaceutical products through March 2029. Rite

McKesson announces new global headquarters in Las Colinas, Texas

McKesson announces new global headquarters in Las Colinas, Texas

SAN FRANCISCO — McKesson Corp. has announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters from San Francisco, Calif. to Las Colinas, Texas, effective April 1, 2019, expanding upon its presence in the Dallas area. “We are excited to strengthen our presence in Texas and make Las Colinas our official global headquarters,” said John Hammergren, chairman and chief

McKesson’s Hammergren to retire, Tyler named CEO

McKesson’s Hammergren to retire, Tyler named CEO

SAN FRANCISCO — McKesson Corp. announced that John Hammergren, chairman and chief executive officer, has decided to retire, effective March 31, 2019. McKesson’s board of directors has unanimously selected Brian Tyler, currently president and chief operating officer, to succeed Hammergren as CEO, effective April 1, 2019. Tyler will also remain as president. Edward Mueller, currently

McKesson relaunches life sciences business

McKesson relaunches life sciences business

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — McKesson Corp. announced that it has relaunched its biopharmaceutical services business under its U.S. Pharmaceutical and Specialty Health business unit as McKesson Life Sciences. The new structure not only reflects its continued dedication to serving the life sciences industry, but also indicates how the business has evolved to meet the industry’s need

McKesson honors pharmacy professionals during American Pharmacists Month

McKesson honors pharmacy professionals during American Pharmacists Month

IRVING, Texas— Celebrating the expanded role of pharmacists across the nation, McKesson Corp. kicks off an entire month of celebrations for American Pharmacists Month, today. Launched in 2004, American Pharmacists Month honors pharmacists and the many hats they wear, and aims to recognize the work they do to improve patient care. McKesson has launched a new interactive

McKesson elects Caruso as independent director

McKesson elects Caruso as independent director

SAN FRANCISCO — McKesson Corp. announced that its board of directors has elected Dominic Caruso as a new independent director, effective September 12, 2018. With the election of Dominic Caruso, McKesson’s board of directors increases from eight to nine members, eight of whom are independent. “Dominic’s three decades of global financial and operational experience, leadership,