Timothy J. Theriault


Timothy J. Theriault

Timothy J. Theriault is senior vice president and chief information officer for Walgreen Co., headquartered inDeerfield,Ill.

Since joining Walgreens, Theriault has restructured the IT organization to support the new company strategy and enable innovation.  His extensive background in technology and innovation along with his business expertise is an asset to Walgreens as they heavily depend on technology to better understand the customer, enhance the online business and integrate new healthcare products that support the core retail activities.

Before joining Walgreens in October 2009, Theriault’s 25-year career at Northern Trust Corporation grew with increasing responsibility within the organization. Most recently at Northern Trust Corporation inChicago, he was president of corporate and institutional services with previous roles in their Worldwide Operations and Technology as executive vice president and chief technology officer.

Theriault earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration fromIllinoisStateUniversity,Normal,Ill., in 1982, and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University Business School in 2007.

Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) is the nation’s largest drugstore chain with fiscal 2010 sales of $67 billion. The company operates 7,670 drugstores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Each day, Walgreens provides nearly 6 million customers the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice in communities across America. Walgreens scope of pharmacy services includes retail, specialty, infusion, medical facility and mail service, along with pharmacy benefit solutions and respiratory services. These services improve health outcomes and lower costs for payers including employers, managed care organizations, health systems, pharmacy benefit managers and the public sector. Take Care Health Systems is a Walgreens subsidiary that is the largest and most comprehensive manager of worksite health centers and in-store convenient care clinics, with more than 700 locations throughout the country.