Andrea Farris


VP Development, Head of Solution Planning & Partnerships

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

Andrea leads digital transformation for Walgreens stores, including efforts to bring innovation into new store formats as well as leading the exploration of digital initiatives and new emerging store technologies. As Head of Solution Planning and Partnerships, Andrea collaborates with Value Proposition teams to define, evangelize, and prioritize key customer solutions. He supports the solution development work across the company and reports directly to Gunjan Bhow, Global Chief Digital Officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance. Prior to Walgreens, Andrea spent 14 years at Accenture, architecting and implementing large scale digital transformations across the Communication and Retail industries. The WBA Digital organization brings together all of the capabilities required to assess opportunities, and quickly build and iterate products or services that can be tested in the market and, if successful, be scaled up. This division of work has created a step-change in WBA’s innovation capabilities and the Company’s ability to quickly build unique, customer-centric experiences. Walgreens (, one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA), the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. Approximately 8 million customers interact with Walgreens in stores and online each day, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. As of August 31, 2018, Walgreens operates 9,560 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, along with its omnichannel business, Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

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