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2013-02-07 12:30:09

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today announced the election of Gregory D. Wasson, president and chief executive officer of Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG), to the Verizon Board of Directors, effective March 1. "Greg Wasson brings to Verizon an in-depth knowledge of the retail and health care industries," said Lowell C. McAdam, Verizon chairman and chief executive officer. "He offers a unique perspective as the leader of a successful Fortune 50...

2011-12-28 10:09:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec.28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to Walgreen's CEO Gregory Wasson, the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) came out today and joined a growing number of civil rights groups that have weighed in against Walgreens stated plan to discontinue its partnership with Express Scripts. "If your course is not reversed, if you do not choose to do the right thing, the danger to our community is such that we will have little choice but...

2011-12-21 13:20:00

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senate Democratic Leader John L. Sampson (D-Brooklyn-19) has written to Gregory Wasson, the President and CEO of Walgreens Inc., expressing his dismay about the cancellation of an in-house program which made prescription drug coverage more affordable for many of the low-income and minority communities in which they do business. Walgreens has administered the program through Express Scripts, a low-cost drug insurance program, giving...

2011-12-16 09:05:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hispanic Leadership Fund today released a letter from its President Mario H. Lopez, to Walgreens CEO Gregory Wasson, expressing concern over the ongoing dispute. At a critical time in our nation's history, millions of patients, including many in underserved communities, are in danger of having health care choices severely affected by the dispute, which has also negatively impacted Walgreens itself. The text of the letter follows:...

2009-01-14 12:04:39

U.S. drug store chain Walgreens Co. is preparing to market a program combining a network of health clinics with store discounts, the company's president said. The company plans to market the service to corporate and government employers, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The service would include check-ups, preventative care, dentistry and optometry services at in-store clinics and health centers, the Journal said. The services would be available after business hours and include...

2008-10-30 15:00:38

Company Intends to Strengthen its Core Business by: -- Leveraging the Best Community-Based Store Network in America -- Enhancing the Customer Experience for Shoppers, Patients and Payors -- Targeting $1 Billion in Annual Cost Reductions by Fiscal 2011 Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) today outlined at its Analyst Day conference in Chicago a series of strategic initiatives to create shareholder value. These include enhancing the customer experience for shoppers and...

2008-09-24 18:00:40

Walgreens (NYSE: WAG)(NASDAQ: WAG) today named Kim L. Feil to the new position of vice president and chief marketing officer, reporting to President Greg Wasson. Feil will lead a new marketing organization responding to the evolving needs of Walgreens customers and pharmacy patients. "Under Kim's direction, our marketing folks will enhance the in-store customer experience and create stronger connections to our online offerings and Take Care Clinic services," said Wasson. "Kim brings a...

2008-08-11 09:01:39

Walgreens Health Initiatives has announced that it will provide pharmacy benefit management services for the more than 354,000 members of First Medical Health Plan, a health maintenance organization. Under the terms of a new contract, Walgreens Health Initiatives, the pharmacy benefit management (PBM) arm of drugstore operator Walgreens, will provide claims processing, specialty pharmacy services, network management and a suite of clinical programs designed to meet the needs of both First...

2008-07-11 09:01:07

Walgreens (NYSE:WAG)(NASDAQ:WAG) today announced the following executive promotions: Hal F. Rosenbluth, 56, president of Walgreens Health and Wellness division, has been named a corporate senior vice president. Rosenbluth is the co-founder and chairman of Take Care Health Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary acquired by Walgreens in 2007. Take Care Health Systems manages 183 convenient care clinics located at Walgreens drugstores and plans to have about 400 clinics in operation by the end...

2008-02-19 15:00:43

Walgreens (NYSE:WAG)(NASDAQ:WAG) today said senior vice president and chief strategy officer John W. Gleeson, 61, is retiring on Feb. 29 after more than 45 years with the company. "John was an 'idea' guy throughout his career," said Walgreens Chairman and CEO Jeffrey A. Rein. "He conceptualized the freestanding store concept, which Walgreens pioneered and has been pivotal to our growth since the early 1990s. He also headed our Strategic Inventory Management System project, which has...