Walgreens has appointed Timothy McLevish as Walgreens executive vp and CFO, the company announced. He will report to president and CEO Greg Wasson and lead all of Walgreens finance functions as the company prepares to move forward with its strategic partnership with Alliance Boots, according to the company.
McLevish was executive vp, CFO of Kraft Foods Group, Inc.
“We are pleased to welcome Tim to lead our financial operations into the next chapter of Walgreens ongoing transformation as we continue to accelerate our strategic growth drivers, expand globally with Alliance Boots and prepare to embark on our journey to create the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise,” said Greg Wasson, Walgreens president and CEO, in announcing the appointment. “With Tim on our senior management team, Walgreens and Alliance Boots will benefit not only from his deep and rich experience in the consumer products market, but also from his experience in bringing together companies to ensure efficient, effective and profitable growth and value creation.”
McLevish succeeds Wade Miquelon, executive vp, CFO and president of international for Walgreens, who will continue as an advisor to assist the company with the transition as it considers the exercise of a step two phase before leaving to pursue new opportunities outside of the company, Walgreens noted.