John H. Hammergren
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, McKesson Corporation
John H. Hammergren is Chairman, President and Chief
Executive Officer of McKesson Corporation. He was elected President and Chief
Executive Office in 2001 and Chairman in 2002.
Under Mr. Hammergren’s leadership, McKesson has become the
leading provider of healthcare services and information technology solutions
that help organizations across the healthcare industry improve their business
performance and deliver better care to patients.
In the 13 years since Mr. Hammergren became CEO, the company
has nearly tripled its revenues to $137.6 billion, expanded into global
markets, advanced to number 14 on the Fortune 500 and provided shareholders
with a 16% compound annual return on investment.
Mr. Hammergren is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of
Celesio AG. Additionally, he is currently a member of the Business Council, the
Business Roundtable and the Healthcare Leadership Council, as well as the Board
of Trustees for the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS).
Mr. Hammergren's career at McKesson has included posts as
President of Supply Management and Executive Vice President for the
pharmaceutical, medical-surgical, pharmacy automation and pharmacy outsourcing
businesses of the company. He joined McKesson in January 1996 to lead McKesson
Health Systems, a division focused on the pharmaceutical supply management
needs of healthcare institutions.
Mr. Hammergren earned a BA in business
administration from the University of Minnesota and an MBA from Xavier
University in Cincinnati. He is the co-author of “Skin in the Game: How Putting Yourself First Today Will Revolutionize
Health Care Tomorrow.”