DEERFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq:WBA) will provide a live webcast
of its annual meeting of stockholders beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern time
on Wednesday, 27 January 2016. The meeting will be held at Park Hyatt
New York, 153 W. 57th St., New York.
The meeting’s webcast will be available through the Walgreens Boots
Alliance investor relations website at: http://investor.walgreensbootsalliance.com.
A replay of the meeting will be archived on the website for 12 months
after the event.
In addition to the business meeting, Executive Chairman Jim Skinner and
Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Stefano Pessina will
make brief presentations. They also will answer questions from
stockholders in attendance after the formal meeting concludes. The
webcast, including the business meeting, presentations and question and
answer session, is expected to last for approximately one hour.
Notes to Editors:
About Walgreens Boots Alliance
Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq:WBA) is the first global pharmacy-led,
health and wellbeing enterprise.
The company was created through the combination of Walgreens and
Alliance Boots in December 2014, bringing together two leading companies
with iconic brands, complementary geographic footprints, shared values
and a heritage of trusted health care services through pharmaceutical
wholesaling and community pharmacy care, dating back more than 100 years.
The company employs more than 370,000* people and has a presence in more
than 25* countries; it is the largest retail pharmacy, health and daily
living destination in the USA and Europe. Including its equity method
investments, Walgreens Boots Alliance is a global leader in
pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail with over 13,100* stores in
11* countries. The company includes one of the largest global
pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution networks with over 350*
distribution centers delivering to more than 200,000** pharmacies,
doctors, health centers and hospitals each year in 19* countries. In
addition, Walgreens Boots Alliance is one of the world’s largest
purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and wellbeing
Its portfolio of retail and business brands includes Walgreens, Duane
Reade, Boots and Alliance Healthcare, as well as increasingly global
health and beauty product brands, such as No7, Botanics, Liz Earle and
Soap & Glory. More company information is available at www.walgreensbootsalliance.com.
* As at 31 August 2015 including equity method investments
For 12 months ended 31 August 2015 including equity method investments
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: All
statements in this release and related stockholder meeting and webcast
that are not historical are forward-looking statements made pursuant to
the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform
Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of
future performance and involve risks, assumptions and uncertainties,
including those described in Item 1A (Risk Factors) of our Form 10-K for
the fiscal year ending 31 August 2015, which is incorporated herein by
reference, and in other documents that we file or furnish with the
Securities and Exchange Commission. Should one or more of these risks or
uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove
incorrect, actual results may vary materially. These forward-looking
statements speak only as of the date they are made. Except to the extent
required by law, we do not undertake, and expressly disclaim, any duty
or obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statement after the
date of this release, whether as a result of new information, future
events, changes in assumptions or otherwise.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
Michael Polzin, +1 847-315-2935
International / Laura Vergani, +44
(0)207 980 8585
Gerald Gradwell and
Ashish Kohli, +1 847 315 2922