Arizona State University names McKesson CEO John Hammergren as Executive of the Year

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John Hammergren, chairman, president and CEO of McKesson, received the Executive of the Year Award from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University in Tempe.

Mr. Hammergren has served as president and CEO of McKesson since 2001, and has served as chairman since 2002.

He is the 33rd recipient of the award, which honors business leaders who lead superior organization performance and who exemplify a model for future business leaders.

"John Hammergren has demonstrated outstanding and sustained leadership in a healthcare environment that is ever changing," says W. P. Carey School of Business Dean Amy Hillman. "He led McKesson from crisis to becoming a global leader in healthcare services and information technology. Under his stewardship, McKesson has not only delivered outstanding returns for its investors, but has successfully helped healthcare organizations deliver better care to their patients on a daily basis."

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