2016 – Ornella Barra
For over 35 years, Ornella Barra has held several senior roles in Walgreens Boots Alliance and its predecessor companies. Since June 2016, she is co-chief operating officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance. In her role, she oversees Boots (UK, Republic of Ireland and Opticians), Global Brands, Retail Pharmacy International and International Wholesale, as well as Global Human Resources, Communications, CSR and other business services.
In October 2020, Barra was highly commended for her sustainability leadership at the Responsible Business Awards 2020, recognizing her innovation and her passionate commitment to promoting community health.