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Slone joins Walgreens as senior VP
May 21st, 2012
DEERFIELD, Ill. – Reuben Slone has been selected senior vice president of supply chain management at Walgreen Co.
He will oversee such areas as distribution, transportation, systems integration and engineering as well as the Lean and Six Sigma supply chain initiatives and community outreach.
Slone reports to president of community management Mark Wagner.
“Reuben has deep experience in leading supply chain operations, improving service and driving innovation in the management of inventory from distribution centers to the stores,” says Wagner. “He is a great addition to our leadership team.
“We look forward to his insights as we continue to focus on making our distribution system more effective for our team members and customers.”
Slone comes to Walgreens from OfficeMax, where he was executive vice president of supply chain and general manager of services.
In his eight years with that company, Slone was responsible for inventory management, transportation and warehousing, strategic sourcing, real estate, store development, facilities, print and copy, B2B technology, managed print services, and break room and facilities maintenance products businesses. In addition, he managed front-end inventory at OfficeMax and oversaw supplier development.
At Walgreens Slone takes over supply chain management responsibility from Randy Lewis, who is transitioning to a new role with the company. Lewis will continue to help advise on the company’s programs for people with disabilities and will play a critical role in several of Walgreens’ key strategic initiatives.