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Walgreens Boots Alliance Names Global Controller and Chief Accounting Officer

Scuttlebutt | August 28, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance, the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise in the world, has named Kimberly Scardino as global controller and chief accounting officer. She reports to George Fairweather, executive vice president and global chief financial officer.

Scardino joins Walgreens Boots Alliance from American Express Company, where she was senior vice president, business advisory controller. Prior to her current role, she was senior vice president and Americas controller from June 2012 to March 2015.

Previously, she served in roles of increasing responsibility since 2006, including vice president, global head of SOX compliance and chief accounting officer of American Express Credit Corp. Scardino also served in accounting functions at Credit Suisse Group from 2004 to 2006, and at Lyondell Chemical Company from 2002 to 2004. She started her career at Arthur Andersen, where she was an auditor from 1994 to 2002.

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