McKesson Appoints Tracy Faber to Top HR Role

Jorge Figueredo and Kathy McElligott to retire

IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) today announced that Tracy Faber has
been appointed executive vice president and chief human resources
officer (CHRO), effective October 1, 2019. Faber will report to CEO
Brian Tyler.

Faber joined McKesson in 2011 and currently serves as senior vice
president, HR for McKesson Corporate and McKesson’s U.S. Pharmaceutical
and Specialty Solutions business as well as the Strategic Initiatives
team supporting McKesson’s transformation and strategic growth

As McKesson’s CHRO, Faber will serve as the top advisor to the CEO and
board of directors on executive succession planning, board member
recruiting, diversity and inclusion, leadership development and
transformational change.

We are delighted to welcome Tracy to our executive committee,” said
Brian Tyler, chief executive officer of McKesson. “She is a strong
partner and thought leader who deeply understands our business and cares
for our people. Her track record in organizational effectiveness, talent
development and change management will help McKesson continue to deliver
greater value to our associates, customers and shareholders.”

Prior to McKesson, Faber was vice president HR for PepsiCo Sales and
Marketing. With PepsiCo for over 13 years, Faber assumed HR roles of
progressive responsibility within the organization, including holding
the position of vice president HR North Division Sales for Frito Lay
North America, as well as vice president Labor for Frito Lay North
America. She also worked at Eaton Corporation and Nabisco.

Faber received her Bachelor’s in Social Science from Michigan State
University and her Master’s in Labor and Industrial Relations from the
University of Minnesota.

Faber succeeds Jorge Figueredo, current executive vice president and
CHRO, who is retiring on September 30 after a distinguished 11-year
career with McKesson.

Kathy McElligott, executive vice president, chief information officer
(CIO) and chief technology officer (CTO), will also retire after a
venerated career with McKesson, Emerson and General Electric. McElligott
will stay on with McKesson until her successor has been named to ensure
a smooth transition; the company will conduct an internal and external
executive search.

About McKesson Corporation

McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 6th on the FORTUNE
500, is a global leader in healthcare supply chain management solutions,
retail pharmacy, community oncology and specialty care, and healthcare
information technology. 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 that make our customers and partners more successful — all
for the better health of patients. McKesson has been named the “Most
Admired Company
” in the healthcare wholesaler category by FORTUNE, a
Place to Work
” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, and a top military-friendly
 by Military Friendly. For more information, visit


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