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Ornella Barra

Co-Chief Operating Officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
  • Co-Chief Operating Officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. since June 2016 overseeing International Retail, Global Brands, Pharmaceutical Wholesale, Human Resources, Global Communications, Corporate Affairs and other business services
  • Served as Executive Vice President of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. and President and Chief Executive of Global Wholesale and International Retail from February 2015 until June 2016
  • Chief Executive, Wholesale and Brands of Alliance Boots GmbH from September 2013 until January 2015
  • Chief Executive of Pharmaceutical Wholesale Division of Alliance Boots GmbH from January 2009 until September 2013
  • Prior to her role as Chief Executive of Pharmaceutical Wholesale Division, Ms. Barra was Wholesale and Commercial Affairs Director and a board member of Alliance Boots plc
  • Prior to the merger of Alliance UniChem Plc and Boots Group plc, Ms. Barra was Executive Director of Alliance UniChem Plc, having been appointed to its Board in 1997 when Alliance Santé merged with UniChem Plc
  • Ms. Barra was a member of the Board of Directors of Alliance Boots GmbH, a subsidiary of Walgreens Boot Alliance between June 2007 and February 2015
  • Member of the board of International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers
  • Honorary Professor at the University of Nottingham, School of Pharmacy and a member of the International Advisory Council of Bocconi University
  • Member of our Finance Committee

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AmerisourceBergen is one of the largest global pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services companies, helping both healthcare providers and pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers improve patient access to products and enhance patient care. With services ranging from drug distribution and niche premium logistics to reimbursement and pharmaceutical consulting services, AmerisourceBergen delivers innovative programs and solutions across the pharmaceutical supply channel.

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