Ashworth joins Alliance Boots

13-Nov-2013

He has been appointed as Director of Healthcare, Health & Beauty UK and Republic of Ireland

Richard Ashworth, Corporate Operations Vice President for the Western United States at Walgreens, has been appointed as Director of Healthcare, Health & Beauty UK and Republic of Ireland at Alliance Boots. He will report to Simon Roberts, Managing Director, Health & Beauty UK and Republic of Ireland.

In this new role, Ashworth will lead the development and delivery of the health care strategy for Boots in the UK and Ireland.

"Richard's two decades of health care experience, leadership and service to Walgreens in a variety of roles has been invaluable to our company as we continued to develop our strategy to transform community pharmacy. His move to Alliance Boots represents yet another step forward and is further testament to the strong and steady progress we are making in advancing our strategic partnership,” said Greg Wasson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Walgreens.