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McKesson Ventures grows leadership team

McKesson Ventures grows leadership team

SAN FRANCISCO — McKesson Ventures, the venture capital arm of McKesson Corporation, announces the expansion of its leadership team, promoting Jennifer Carter and Carrie Hurwitz Williams to partners of McKesson Ventures. The new partner roles exemplify McKesson Ventures’ growth since it was established in 2014. As partner, Carter and Williams will identify long-term strategic industry opportunities,

McKesson named to the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

McKesson named to the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

IRVING, Texas — McKesson announced that it has been named to the Diversity Best Practices (DBP) fourth annual Inclusion Index. McKesson was among the 98 organizations that earned a top score and a place on the index. “McKesson is creating a better future through our collective commitment to move beyond unconscious bias and embrace conscious

McKesson to distribute future COVID-19 vaccines in support of Operation Warp Speed

McKesson to distribute future COVID-19 vaccines in support of Operation Warp Speed

IRVING, Texas —  McKesson Corp. announced that it will expand its existing partnership with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to support the U.S. government’s Operation Warp Speed (OWS) team as a centralized distributor of future COVID-19 vaccines and ancillary supplies needed to administer vaccinations. Vaccines and related supplies will be delivered to point-of-care sites

Chris Dimos stepping down at McKesson Corp.

Chris Dimos stepping down at McKesson Corp.

IRVING, Texas — With the end of a career spanning almost four decades of involvement in community pharmacy close at hand, Chris Dimos remains as optimistic about the business and the meaningful contributions it can make to health care delivery as when he earned a pharmacy degree from Purdue University in 1988. Dimos — who

McKesson names Tom Rodgers EVP and chief strategy and business development officer

McKesson names Tom Rodgers EVP and chief strategy and business development officer

IRVING, Texas – McKesson Corp. recently announced that Tom Rodgers has been appointed executive vice president and chief strategy and business development officer effective June 5th. In his new role, Rodgers will also become a member of the company’s executive operating team. Rodgers succeeds Bansi Nagji who stepped down from his role effective March 31,

McKesson reports fiscal 2020 Q4 and full-year results

McKesson reports fiscal 2020 Q4 and full-year results

IRVING, Texas — McKesson Corp. reported results on Wednesday for the fourth quarter and fiscal year that ended March 31, 2020. “McKesson delivered a strong finish to fiscal 2020, reflecting continued momentum in the business and meaningful progress in our transformation towards becoming a more focused organization as we look to capture future growth opportunities,”

McKesson announces that Bansi Nagji will leave post

McKesson announces that Bansi Nagji will leave post

IRVING, Texas — McKesson Corp. announced Tuesday that Bansi Nagji, executive vice president and chief strategy and business development officer, will step down from his role effective March 31, 2020.  Nagji has agreed to continue employment with the company for several weeks to assist with transition activities. McKesson is currently conducting a comprehensive search and

WBA and McKesson to create German wholesale joint venture

WBA and McKesson to create German wholesale joint venture

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and McKesson Corp. on Thursday signed an agreement to create a joint venture that will combine their respective pharmaceutical wholesale businesses in Germany with Alliance Healthcare Deutschland and GEHE Pharma Handel. WBA will have a 70% controlling equity interest in the joint venture, and McKesson will have a

Delivering improved outcomes with central fill technology

Delivering improved outcomes with central fill technology

An aging population, rising drug costs, DIR fees, value-based insurance plans, disruptive new market players and new specialty drugs are just a few of the rapidly evolving trends that continue to put pressure on the industry and pull pharmacy staff in directions that take time away from consultative patient care. Through all the change, the

McKesson’s new distribution center in Seattle area debuts

McKesson’s new distribution center in Seattle area debuts

PUYALLUP, Wash. — McKesson Corp. has opened a new distribution center here – 35 miles south of Seattle. Positioned on six acres, the 118,500-square-foot facility, includes a distribution center and office space and will service hospitals, health systems, community pharmacies and national retail pharmacies across the state of Washington. The distribution center adds approximately 75

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