Walgreens Boots Alliance strengthens its technology leadership team with new appointments

THE WHAT? Walgreen Boots Alliance has bolstered its technology leadership team with the appointments of Inderpal Bhandari to its board of directors and Hsiao Wang as senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO).

THE DETAILS Bhandari has served as IBM’s global chief data officer since 2015.

According to a press release, “His core expertise is in turning data into business value and improving the customer experience by delivering strategic and innovative capabilities that use analytical insights to enable growth and productivity.”

Wang will assume his new role on September 26 and will report to Brewer as a member of the management team.

Leading the strategy of WBA’s IT function and the implementation of its technology and digital innovation, Wang will focus on advancing WBA’s technology platform to meet the company’s strategic priorities. company.

He will focus on his digital experience for customers and patients, including technology-enabled healthcare solutions for Walgreens and Walgreens Health.

THE WHY ? The nominations aim to provide “exceptional patient and customer experiences and services, with world-class technology and innovation as the backbone.”

The press release also noted that the Finance Committee of the Walgreens Boots Alliance Board of Directors has been reconstituted as the Finance and Technology Committee. This is said to “reflect the importance and significance of technology in achieving business goals”.

Comments are closed.