Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. on Monday appointed Kimberly R. Scardino as its new senior vice president, global controller and chief accounting officer, effective immediately.
Scardino reports to George Fairweather, executive vice president and global chief financial officer.
Scardino joins Walgreens Boots Alliance from American Express Company, where she was senior vice president and business advisory controller.
Prior to her current role, she was senior vice president and Americas controller from June 2012 to March 2015. She has served in roles of increasing responsibility since 2006, including vice president, global head of SOX Compliance and vice president and chief accounting officer of American Express Credit Corp.
Scardino also served in accounting functions at Credit Suisse Group from 2004 to 2006, and at Lyondell Chemical Company from 2002 to 2004. She began her career at Arthur Andersen LLP, where she was an auditor from 1994 to 2002.
Walgreens Boots Alliance is the first global pharmacy-led, health and well-being enterprise in the world.
In Dec. 2014, the company was created through the combination of Walgreens and Alliance Boots, bringing together two leading companies with complementary geographic footprints, shared values and a heritage of trusted health care services through pharmaceutical wholesaling and community pharmacy care.