Greg Wasson is an advisor to AeroFlexx and is the chairman of Innventure, a Wasson Enterprise partnership. Greg is the former CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance.
As Walgreens CEO, Greg led this Fortune 35 company to record fiscal 2014 sales of $76.4 billion. He is credited with creating significant financial and shareholder value, initiating and completing game-changing mergers and acquisitions, leading complex organizational and structural change, assembling a diverse and high-performance senior leadership team, and establishing Walgreens position as an industry leader. Before retiring from Walgreens, Greg had transformed an iconic 114-year-old domestic company into the first global pharmacy-led, health, well-being, and beauty enterprise via the successful merger with European-based Alliance Boots to create Walgreens Boots Alliance.
Greg started his career as a pharmacy services intern in the Walgreens corporate offices—an opportunity that led to his being hired by Walgreens upon graduation. Greg then spend many years in store operations, leading and opening new markets around the country. Greg also had the opportunity to run Walgreens Health Services which gave him a keen insight to the health care services side of the Walgreens business. This role lead to COO of Walgreens. Greg was with Walgreens for 34 years.
Greg grew up in Monticello, Indiana where he learned the value of hard work and figuring out solutions to complex problems. He received his BS in pharmacy in 1981 from Purdue University.