Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has announced the appointment of Francesco Tinto as Global Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Senior Vice President.
Tinto joins Walgreens Boots Alliance from Kraft Heinz and, in his new role, is charged with overseeing the global strategy for the drugstore group’s IT operations across all divisions as well as the implementation of its technology and digital innovation. He replaces Anthony Roberts, who will retire after assisting with the transition.
“I am very glad to be joining Walgreens Boots Alliance at a time when technology and innovation are more important than ever to the company’s success,” said Tinto. “I am looking forward to working with my highly-talented team around the world to ensure WBA is at the forefront in this critical area of the business.”