Jeff Gruener

SVP, CFO - Walgreens at Walgreens Boots Alliance

Gruener, SVP and Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for leading the finance organization for Walgreens, which represents the U.S. segment of WBA. He helps create and execute key strategies to advance business priorities, along with the visioning, leadership and strategic direction related to financial matters for Walgreens.

Most recently, Gruener was with Walmart, where he served in a number of roles of increasing responsibility over his 12 years with the company, including SVP of Finance and Strategy, SVP of Merchandising Operations, VP of Finance for Sam’s Club and VP of Global Procurement. He was also directly involved with Walmart’s healthcare offerings for a time period during his tenure, with financial oversight of health and wellness, including pharmacy.

Prior to Walmart, he worked at Sears Holdings Corporation, serving in a variety of business development, strategy and marketing roles. He also previously held business roles at Ernst & Young and Honeywell, Inc.

Gruener received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin and earned his MBA from the University of Michigan.


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  • SVP, CFO - Walgreens

    August, 2021 - present

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