Walgreens Names Richard Ashworth President
Walgreens Boots Alliance has promoted a longtime Walgreens executive to lead the pharmacy chain. The company on Wednesday named Richard Ashworth president of Walgreens, a position that has been held since 2014 by WBA co-chief operating officer Alex Gourlay, who is set to focus more broadly on that role. Ashworth, who most recently was Walgreens president of operations, will now oversee strategy development for the chain, as well as full responsibility for its leadership, development and management.
SFW Agency President Peter Mitchell Retires
After more than 38 years, Mitchell retired from day-to-day operations at the end of 2019.
Alison Lewis of Kimberly-Clark Named to Neustar Board of Directors
Alison Lewis, chief growth officer for Kimberly-Clark, has joined the board of directors for Neustar, a global information services and identity resolution company. Lewis has been named an independent, non-executive director to the Neustar board, a company that designs solutions for the marketing, risk, communications, security and registry sectors to “responsibly connect data on people, devices and locations, continuously corroborated through billions of transactions.” At Kimberly-Clark, Lewis is responsible for driving sustainable growth and executional excellence in produ
IRI Teams with Oracle to Improve Cloud Data
Innovative Routines International’s IRI Voracity data management platform now runs on the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). Voracity in OCI will enable modern PaaS and SaaS options for SMB and enterprise customers seeking faster, more affordable and highly secure cloud execution of extract, transform and load jobs. This is in addition to data masking and synthesis, data quality and migration, and data wrangling for analytics. OCI is a cloud built to run critical enterprise applications at quality performance, security and cost.
Toshiba Enhances Customer Experience at Weis Markets
Toshiba’s self-checkout systems are helping Weis Markets shoppers complete transactions in a more timely and efficient manner, fulfilling the grocer’s mission to improve overall customer experience. Toshiba’s blend of cash and cashless systems provide shoppers a choice of checkout options, which enables the retailer to tailor the checkout experience for its customers and encourages a frictionless experience at Weis Markets.