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News | Annual Meeting 2012

Read the latest media releases pertaining to the Annual Meeting, its speakers and its sponsors.


May 31, 2012 | CNN anchor hosts a dinner with historical perspective

Chicago Sun-Times: History has a way of repeating itself, and the parallels between our city’s founding fathers and four illustrious Chicagoans — plus one iconic local corporation — will be highlighted next week at the Chicago History Museum’s 18th annual Making History dinner.


May 25, 2012 | Greg Wasson Named 31st Most Powerful Chicagoan

Chicago Magazine: Chief of the largest Fortune 500 company in the Chicago area by revenues ($67 billion), Wasson has emerged as a tough risk taker.


May 21, 2012 | Wasson gauges Walgreens' position as market shifts

Chain Drug Review: As the new chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Greg Wasson exudes a sense of confidence despite the considerable challenges faced by the retail pharmacy industry.


May 17, 2012 | American Cancer Society Discovery Ball raises $2.7 million+

Chicago Sun-Times: Gregory D. Wasson, president and CEO, Walgreen Co., was a vice-chair for the American Cancer Society event.


May 7, 2012 | Walgreen completes $170M deal to buy BioScrip

Chicago Tribune: Walgreen Co. on Monday said it has completed its acquisition of BioScrip Inc.'s community specialty pharmacies and mail-service pharmacy business.


April 24, 2012 | NACDS: Retail pharmacy to advance role as 'disruptive innovators'

Drug Store News: Disruptive innovation. That's the role pharmacy needs to play in the shaping of a new healthcare paradigm — one that achieves greater outcomes at lesser cost through increased involvement of retail health care.


April 22, 2012 | Q&A with Greg Wasson: Carrying the torch

Drug Store News: As Greg Wasson, president and CEO of Walgreens, settles into his new role as incoming chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Drug Store News caught up with him to get his thoughts on his new role and his industry perspectives.


April 20, 2012 | 100 Million Reasons To Watch Walgreen Prescription Growth

Forbes: The fate of 100 million prescriptions – and perhaps more – could be in play this spring and summer when Walgreen Co. and the now larger Express Scripts start making annual business pitches to the nation’s employers about where their workers will have prescriptions filled.


April 18, 2012 | Walgreens Donates More Than $9 Million Worth of Flu Vaccine to Laos

MarketWatch: As flu season approaches in Southeast Asia, Walgreens announced a donation of 375,000 doses of seasonal flu vaccine to Lao People's Democratic Republic (referred to as Lao PDR or Laos).


April 11, 2012 | Walgreens adds seasoned technology, sustainability vet to board

Drug Store News: Walgreens on Tuesday evening elected Jan Babiak, a retired managing partner for Ernst & Young, to its board of directors.


April 5, 2012 | Walgreen CEO to Keynote Chamber's 108th Annual Meeting

Chicagoland Chamber: As President & CEO of Walgreen Co. and a board member for a multitude of prominent Chicago business and civic organizations, Gregory Wasson is the ideal keynote speaker for this year’s Annual Meeting of Membership, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on June 5.

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