As part of a move to fortify its leadership team for the evolving healthcare landscape, Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) CEO Tim Wentworth has announced pivotal updates to the company’s executive committee, positioning WBA for sustained growth and innovation.
Manmohan Mahajan, newly appointed as executive vice president and global CFO, brings a wealth of financial acumen and strategic insight to his role. Having served as interim global CFO since July 2023, Mahajan has been instrumental in leading WBA’s efforts to drive growth while maintaining cost discipline. His extensive experience, including previous roles at GE Capital, equips him to steer the company’s financial strategies towards achieving sustainable profitability and shareholder value.
Mary Langowski, stepping into the role of executive vice president and president of U.S. Healthcare, is poised to lead WBA’s expansion in the healthcare sector. With a distinguished career spanning leadership positions at Solera Health and CVS Health, Langowski brings deep expertise in healthcare strategy and delivery. Her proven track record of driving commercially successful initiatives and fostering strategic partnerships underscores her ability to propel WBA’s U.S. healthcare segment forward, positioning the company as a leader in delivering high-value healthcare solutions.
Elizabeth Burger, assuming the role of executive vice president and chief human resources officer (CHRO), brings extensive experience in driving organisational effectiveness and talent development strategies. Burger’s tenure as CHRO at Flowserve and Hanesbrands Inc. underscores her ability to implement transformative change initiatives that enhance employee engagement and drive business growth. With a keen focus on fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration, Burger will play a pivotal role in shaping WBA’s human capital strategies to support its ambitious growth objectives.
These strategic appointments underscore WBA’s commitment to leveraging top-tier talent to navigate the complexities of the healthcare landscape and drive sustainable growth. Under Wentworth’s leadership, WBA is poised to capitalise on emerging opportunities, deliver superior value to its customers, and cement its position as a leader in the global healthcare industry.