Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Form: 3, Received: 04/21/2017 17:00:45)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

ALMEIDA JOSE E

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
4/19/2017 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. [WBA]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE, INC., C/O 108 WILMOT ROAD

4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                            _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)

(Street)

DEERFIELD, IL 60015       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person


Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock   0   D  
 

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
ALMEIDA JOSE E
WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE, INC.
C/O 108 WILMOT ROAD
DEERFIELD, IL 60015
X



Signatures
/s/ Kelsey Chin, attorney-in-fact 4/21/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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                         POWER OF ATTORNEY



Know all by these presents, that, effective as of April 19, 2017, the undersigned

hereby constitutes and appoints each of:  Marco Pagni, Collin G. Smyser,

Mark L. Dosier and Kelsey Chin, respectively, signing singly, the

undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact, with full power of substitution

and resubstitution, to:



    (1) prepare, execute in the undersigned's name and on the undersigned's behalf,

and submit to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") a Form ID,

including amendments thereto, and any other documents necessary or appropriate to

obtain and renew codes and passwords enabling the undersigned to make electronic

filings with the SEC of reports required by Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange

Act of 1934 or any rule or regulation of the SEC;



    (2) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity

as an officer and/or Member of the Board of Directors of Walgreens Boots Alliance,

Inc. (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4, and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules and regulations thereunder;



    (3) do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which

may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4, or 5,

complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and file such form with

the SEC and any stock exchange or similar authority; and



    (4) take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the

foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in

the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being understood

that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned

pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such

terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact's

discretion.



The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and authority

to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary, or

proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as

fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if personally

present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and

confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact's substitute or

substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Power of

Attorney and the rights and powers herein granted.  The undersigned acknowledges

that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of

the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the

undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange

Act of 1934.



This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned

is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5 with respect to the undersigned's

holdings of, and transactions in, securities issued by the Company, unless earlier

revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing

attorneys-in-fact.



IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed

as of the date first written above.



 /S/ Jose E. Almeida

       Signature





 Jose E. Almeida

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