1. McKesson: Longtime McKesson CEO to Step Down

    McKesson: Longtime McKesson CEO to Step Down

    McKesson Corp. said its longtime Chairman and Chief Executive John H. Hammergren will retire next year, capping a 17-year reign in which he helped build one of the country's largest pharmaceutical wholesalers despite weathering shareholder criticism over his compensation and handling of the opioid crisis. Mr. Hammergren, 59 years old, will step down April 1 of next year and will be succeeded as CEO by Brian Tyler, the company's current president and chief operating officer...

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    1. This is the right time to turn the leadership reins over to the next generation and no one is better equipped than Brian to lead McKesson into the future.
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