OptimizeRx Appoints Greg Wasson, Former President and CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance, to Its Board of Directors
“Consumer awareness of digital health services, and especially the need for better affordability and adherence, has never been greater,” said
As president and CEO of Walgreens, Wasson led the company to record sales of
Prior to being appointed president and CEO of the combined companies, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Wasson had risen through the ranks through a number of positions of increasing responsibility and executive leadership, starting as a Walgreens pharmacist technician in 1981.
Commented Wasson: “Having been fortunate to serve the industry for so many years and in a variety of roles, from pharmacist to CEO, I’ve gained a deep understanding of the profession of pharmacy and value it brings to our healthcare system. I believe there is real opportunity to create more affordability and better adherence to medication and treatments utilizing digital tools at point-of-dispense. I look forward to working with Will and his team as we bring the benefits of the
Subsequent to Walgreens, Wasson has been involved in a number of successful businesses. He currently serves as president of Wasson Enterprise, a family office committed to building sustainable, high-growth businesses that do well by doing good.
Wasson also currently serves on the boards of
In 2015, Wasson received the Sheldon W. Fantle Lifetime Achievement Award from the
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