"I have a deep appreciation for today’s dynamic retail environment … and look forward to joining an organization and leadership team that is dedicated and focused on transforming the health care landscape. I’m also excited about the opportunity to develop and advance strategic initiatives that can drive sustained growth for the company."

Jeff Gruener, who recently was named SVP and chief financial officer at Walgreens, commenting in a company statement announcing his and other new hires at the drugstore chain. Read the statement, “Walgreens Boots Alliance Announces Three Appointments to WBA and Walgreens Leadership Teams,” here.