Director of Healthcare, Health & Beauty UK and Republic of Ireland @
Masters in Business Administration (MBA) @
University of Phoenix
Currently serving as President of Pharmacy and Retail Operations for Walgreens, the nation’s largest drugstore chain. In effort to develop the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise I previously served as Director of Healthcare, Health and Beauty for Boots UK and Republic of Ireland where I was responsible for the development and delivery of the healthcare
Currently serving as President of Pharmacy and Retail Operations for Walgreens, the nation’s largest drugstore chain. In effort to develop the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise I previously served as Director of Healthcare, Health and Beauty for Boots UK and Republic of Ireland where I was responsible for the development and delivery of the healthcare strategy.
I bring more than 20 years of experience to the pharmacy and retail industry. I have held several executive positions at Walgreens and offer leadership skills in operations, healthcare, clinical management, pharmacy benefit management, and retail pharmacy.
Specialties: Registered Pharmacist
President Pharmacy and Retail Operations @ Responsible for bringing together all Walgreens services in markets and communities across the United States. From September 2014 to Present (1 year 4 months) Director of Healthcare, Health & Beauty UK and Republic of Ireland @ Led the development and delivery of the healthcare strategy for Boots in the UK and ROI where I focused on maximizing the potential between two iconic brands Walgreens healthcare and Alliance Boots healthcare to help create the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. From January 2014 to September 2014 (9 months) Nottingham, United KingdomCorporate Operations Vice President @ Overall responsibility for the operations of Western Division comprising of over 2,000 Walgreen Community Drugstore locations. From July 2011 to December 2013 (2 years 6 months) Vice President, Pharmacy Operations @ Responsible for the pharmacy operation and execution for all 8,000 Walgreen Pharmacy Locations. Clinical development, corporate policy creation, Medicare Part B call facility, and overall management of pharmacy operations. From September 2010 to September 2011 (1 year 1 month) Market Vice President @ P&L and full operational control for 270 Walgreen Community pharmacy locations throughout the Carolina's and northern Georgia. From March 2009 to November 2010 (1 year 9 months) Charlotte, North Carolina AreaExecutive Vice President, PBM Services @ Complete Management of WHI, a Pharmacy Benefit Management company, a subsidiary of Walgreen Co.
Sales, Client Services, Trade Relations, Clinical Services, Health Outcomes, Underwriting & Analytics, Provider Relations, Consulting experts, and PBM Operations teams comprising over 500 employees. From March 2007 to March 2009 (2 years 1 month) District Manager @ Was responsible for the P&L of 38 Walgreen Community Pharmacy and front end locations throughout Minnesota. From 2005 to 2007 (2 years) Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul AreaPharmacy Supervisor @ Responsible for the pharmacy management of 35 Walgreen Community Pharmacy locations. Personnel, clinical execution, regulatory, and legal oversight. From 2001 to 2005 (4 years)
PharmD, Pharmacy @ Nova Southeastern University From 1995 to 1999 Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Business @ University of Phoenix From 2001 to 2004 Richard Ashworth is skilled in: Pharmacy Benefit Management, Pharmacy, Pharmacy Automation, Managed Care, Medicare Part D, Pharmacists, Healthcare, Medication Therapy Management, Retail, Medicare, Inventory Management, Medicaid, Disease Management, Merchandising, Pharmaceutical Industry
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