Greg Wasson is president and chief operating officer for Walgreens.
Wasson joined Walgreens as a pharmacy intern in 1980 while a student at Purdue University’s school of pharmacy, where he graduated in 1981. He managed several Houston drugstores before being promoted to a district manager in 1986. He was promoted to a regional vice president of Walgreens store operations in 1999.
In 2001, he was named a Walgreens vice president and executive vice president of Walgreens Health Initiatives, the company’s pharmacy benefit manager (PBM). Wasson was promoted to president of Walgreens Health Initiatives in 2002, to a Walgreens senior vice president in 2004 and to a Walgreens executive vice president in 2005. He was named president and chief operating officer of Walgreens in 2007.