Walgreens Boots Promotes Roberts To Global CIO

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has announced that Anthony Roberts, who has been svp/international chief information officer, has been promoted to svp/global chief information officer. 

Tim Theriault, who has been evp/global chief information officer, is stepping down effective today for personal reasons, the company stated. Theriault will continue serving as a consultant to the company, Walgreens noted, and as a senior advisor to executive vice chairman and acting CEO Stefano Pessina on relevant issues, including cyber security.

“Tim has played a critically important role over the past six years leading Walgreens IT transformation and advancing and integrating the Walgreens Boots Alliance technology teams and infrastructure since the merger of Walgreens and Alliance Boots last December,” Pessina said. “We are grateful for all that Tim has done and for continuing as a consultant and a senior advisor to me as we pursue new global frontiers in IT to serve customers, patients and partners.”