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Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Walgreens' stock price got a boost Wednesday with Starbucks honcho Roz Brewer poised to take over as the pharmacy chain's new CEO. Shares in the Illinois-based drugstore giant jumped 4.6 percent to $51.46 in premarket trading as of 8:25 a.m. a day after it announced that Brewer would join the company after more than three...
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Starbucks executive Roz Brewer named new Walgreens CEO, making her only Black woman leading Fortune 500 company

Starbucks executive Roz Brewer named new Walgreens CEO, making her only Black woman leading Fortune 500 company

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Walgreens' new CEO is Roz Brewer, a current Starbucks executive, who is replacing Stefano Pessina in the role.
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