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Starbucks COO Rosalind Brewer to become CEO at Walgreens

Jan 27, 2021 - Milwaukee Business Journal
Board and Executive Moves

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. has named Starbucks chief operating officer Rosalind (Roz) Brewer as the company's chief executive officer, effective March 15.

Brewer also will join the Walgreens board of directors upon assuming the role.

She will succeed Stefano Pessina, who will transition to the role of executive chairman of the board of Walgreens (Nasdaq: WBA). Walgreens, like Starbucks, has dozens of Milwaukee-area locations.

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson announced Brewer's de...