AXIOS September 1, 2023
Hope King

Walgreens Boots Alliance announced Friday that Roz Brewer had stepped down as CEO and board member, in a decision described as mutual.

  • Longtime board member Ginger Graham will serve as interim CEO until a permanent successor is found.

Why it matters: Retail pharmacy has been in a state of upheaval as shoppers spend less time and money in stores on every day goods and prescriptions, thanks to abundant options online.

  • The boom in business that the pandemic provided as consumers sought testing and vaccines has also subsided — pushing both Walgreens and CVS to make massive investments in primary care delivery to secure their future in health care.

Zoom in: Brewer took charge in March 2021,...

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