DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) will provide a live webcast
of its annual meeting of stockholders beginning at 8:30 a.m. MST (10:30
a.m. EST) on Wednesday, 17 January 2018. The meeting will be held at
Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa, 6114 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale,
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's heritage of trusted
health care services through community pharmacy care and pharmaceutical
wholesaling dates back more than 100 years.
Walgreens Boots Alliance is the largest retail pharmacy, health and
daily living destination across the U.S. and Europe. Walgreens Boots
Alliance and the companies in which it has equity method investments
together have a presence in more than 25* countries and employ more than
385,000* people. The company is a global leader in pharmacy-led, health
and wellbeing retail and, together with the companies in which it has
equity method investments, has more than 13,200* stores in 11* countries
as well as one of the largest global pharmaceutical wholesale and
distribution networks, with more than 390* distribution centers
delivering to more than 230,000** pharmacies, doctors, health centers
and hospitals each year in more than 20* countries. In addition,
Walgreens Boots Alliance is one of the world's largest purchasers of
prescription drugs and many other health and wellbeing products.
The company's 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, Soap
& Glory, Liz Earle, Sleek MakeUP and Botanics.
The company ranks No. 1 in the Food and Drug Stores industry of Fortune
magazine's 2017 list of the World's Most Admired Companies.
More company information is available at www.walgreensbootsalliance.com.
* As of 31 August 2017, using publicly available information for
** For 12 months ending 31 August 2017, using publicly available
information for AmerisourceBergen
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 2017 and our Form 10-Q for the fiscal
quarter ending 30 November 2017, each of which is incorporated herein by
reference, and in other documents that Walgreens Boots Alliance files or
furnishes 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, Walgreens Boots Alliance does not
undertake, and expressly disclaims, 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.
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