Walgreens Boots Alliance announced Francesco Tinto was named global chief information officer and senior vice president at the Deerfield-based global pharmacy company.
Tinto will oversee the global strategy for WBA's IT operations across all of the company's divisions, as well as the implementation of its technology and digital innovation. His role will include data analytics, business intelligence, development, support, infrastructure, security and technical services. Tinto will be based at WBA corporate headquarters in Deerfield, Ill. and will report to Ornella Barra and Alex Gourlay, co-chief operating officers, WBA.
For the last 17 years, Tinto held various leadership positions at Kraft Heinz Company and Kraft Foods. Most recently, he was global CIO and head of global business services, where he oversaw IT and shared services, including finance, customer service, master data, HR and analytics. Earlier in his career, he spent more than a decade at Procter & Gamble, managing key functions for retail, marketing, sales, supply chain and information systems.
He replaces Anthony Roberts, who will retire to focus on other nonexecutive roles outside of the company after assisting with the transition.