Walgreen Boots Alliance, the company that owns Walgreens, made steps in diversifying its senior leadership, according to its 2020-2021 diversity, equity and inclusion report released Sept. 29. In 2019, 10% of the company’s board of directors were people of color; currently, 25% of board members are people of color. WBA also increased the percentage of women on its board, moving from 30% in 2019 to 41.7% today. On March 15, 2021, WBA appointed Rosalind (Roz) Brewer as CEO, making it 1 of 2 companies in the Fortune 500 with a Black female CEO.
Chas Fields and Julie Develin join HR Bartender Show podcast host Sharlyn Lauby where they talk about employee feedback and technology.