Walgreens appoints new CIO

Deerfield, Ill.-based Walgreens has named Steve Turner vice president and CIO, effective April 1, according to CIO.

Mr. Turner, who currently serves as vice president of service delivery and infrastructure at Walgreens, has been with the company since 2009, according to a Walgreens release sent to Becker's Hospital Review.

Before joining Walgreens, Mr. Turner held positions at Orbitz, Intuit and the U.S. Department of Defense. Additionally, he served as a cryptologic technician in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Turner holds an MBA from Evanston, Ill.-based Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.

Walgreens' outgoing CIO is Abhi Dhar.

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