Hal Rosenbluth to exit Walgreens

Company realigns divisions

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens on Friday announced that Hal Rosenbluth will retire as president of its health-and-wellness division in April but will continue with the company as a senior consultant to the CEO for healthcare services.

Rosenbluth was a co-founder of Take Care Health Systems, which was acquired by Walgreens in 2007. Prior to that, he led Rosenbluth International, a global travel management company, which he sold to American Express in 2003.

“Hal’s entrepreneurial spirit was instrumental to Walgreens as we expanded our pharmacy, health and wellness services through our Take Care retail clinics and worksite health centers,” stated Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson. “He helped these businesses become key components of Walgreens' broad set of health-and-wellness offerings. Under Hal’s leadership, we have successfully restructured our sales and client services organization and have added to our clinical capabilities.”

“As patients increasingly become shoppers of health care, continuing to grow our services through our Take Care retail clinics and worksite health centers headquartered in Conshohocken, Pa., is central to executing our strategy of improving access and convenience in meeting the everyday needs of our patients and customers,” Wasson added.

As part of Walgreens' community-based health solutions, the Take Care retail clinics and worksite health centers, led by Peter Hotz, now will report to Mark Wagner, president of the company’s community management division. The sales and client services organization, led by chief client officer Joe Terrion, and clinical services, led by chief medical officer Cheryl Pegus, will become part of the Walgreens pharmacy, health-and-wellness services and solutions division, under Kermit Crawford, president of the division.

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