McKesson welcomes Jim Hinton and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson to its Board of Directors

– USA, TX –  McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK) today announced the election of Jim Hinton and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson to its board of directors on Jan. 13, 2022, increasing the board from 9 to 11 members.

McKesson expects that the board will appoint Hinton to the Compliance Committee and Governance Committee and Wilson-Thompson to the Compensation Committee and Governance Committee.

“We’re pleased to welcome Jim and Kathleen to the McKesson board of directors at an exciting time as the company builds on its commitment to positively impact healthcare for all as a diversified healthcare services company. Their decades of executive leadership experience will be instrumental as we continue to strengthen our diverse board of directors.” said Board Chair, Ed Mueller.

Both Hinton and Wilson-Thompson have served in multiple senior leadership roles within the healthcare industry.

About James H. Hinton

Currently, Jim Hinton serves as an operating partner for the private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stone. Before that, he held the role of CEO at Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in Texas, and held a variety of roles with Presbyterian Healthcare Services, New Mexico’s largest non-profit healthcare provider, including president and CEO.

About Kathleen Wilson-Thompson

Most recently, Kathleen Wilson-Thompson held the role of EVP and global CHRO at Walgreens Boots Alliance where she led the human capital strategy including merger integration and HR transformation through digitization. After earning her J.D. and L.L.M. in corporate and finance law from Wayne State University, Wilson-Thompson joined the Kellogg Company in various legal and operation roles and later was named SVP of global human resources. Additionally, Wilson-Thompson serves on the boards of Tesla, Inc. and Wolverine Worldwide and is on the board of directors of the University of Michigan Alumni association and a member of the board of trustees of the NAACP Foundation.

About McKesson Corporation

McKesson Corporation is a global leader in healthcare supply chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, community oncology and specialty care, and healthcare information solutions. McKesson partners with pharmaceutical manufacturers, providers, pharmacies, governments, and other organizations in healthcare to help provide the right medicines, medical products, and healthcare services to the right patients at the right time, safely and cost-effectively. United by our ICARE shared principles, our employees work every day to innovate and deliver opportunities to improve patient care in every setting — one product, one partner, one patient at a time. McKesson has been named a “Most Admired Company” in the healthcare wholesaler category by FORTUNE, a “Best Place to Work” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, and a top military-friendly company by Military Friendly.

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