Jacobo Caller leads the development of the Company’s pharmacy-led health and beauty retail businesses in Latin America, Asia and Europe (outside the UK and the Republic of Ireland). Caller joined WBA from Toys "R" Us, where he held the position of Chief Operating Officer, Europe, from February 2015 to March 2017. During that time, he oversaw operations and business activities across the region. Prior to this, Caller served as Toys "R" Us Managing Director for Iberia, from October 2013. Before that, he held the position of President for the drugstore chain Farmatodo, a leading South America retailer, from June 2011 to June 2012.
From 1995 to May 2011, Jacobo held a series of senior positions at Carrefour, one of the largest retail companies in the world, including the roles of CEO for the retailer’s operations in Russia, Turkey and Romania and Managing Director in Spain. Jacobo began his retail career as a salesman for the department store chain El Corte Ingles.