Rosalind Brewer Biography
Rosalind Brewer is an American businesswoman working as the CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance. She is one of just two Black woman CEOs of Fortune 500 businesses, after her appointment at Walgreens in March 2021. Brewer is the first African-American woman to lead Walgreens Boots Alliance, Starbucks as group president and COO, and Sam’s Club as CEO. She has also worked with Walmart and Kimberly-Clark in several executive roles.
How old is Rosalind Brewer? – Age
She is 60 years old as of 2022. She was born in 1962 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Her real name is Rosalind G. Brewer.
What college did Roz Brewer go to? – Parents
Brewer was the youngest of five children, and she and her siblings were the first in her family to go to college. Brewer was interested in becoming a physician because of her aptitude for math and science. Brewer received her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, after graduating from Cass Technical High School in Detroit, Michigan in 1980. She decided not to pursue a career in medicine after completing her undergraduate studies and began working as a research technician at Kimberly-Clark. Brewer also holds degrees from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business/Stanford Law School’s Director’s College and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School’s Advanced Management Program.
Who is Rosalind Brewer’s Husband? – Son
Brewer is married to John Brewer. The couple has two children; John, III, a real estate investment banker, and a daughter Camryn Brewer, a senior in high school.
Rosalind Brewer House
Her house is located at Bentonville, Arkansas.
Rosalind Brewer Career
Brewer has worked for Kimberly-Clark, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Starbucks, and Walgreens Boots Alliance, among others. Brewer was also named the only African American member of Amazon’s board of directors in 2019. She was also a member of the Lockheed Martin and Molson Coors Brewing Company Boards of Directors. Brewer continues to be a member of the Westminster School Board of Trustees, the Carter Presidential Center Board of Councilors, and the Spelman College Board of Trustees Chair.
Brewer began her career as a research technician at Kimberly-Clark, a global paper-based product corporation, in 1984, after graduating from Spelman College. She worked there until 1988. She had a variety of leadership positions from 1988 to 1998, including market manager, director of Skincare, and vice president of nonwovens. Brewer was the head of manufacturing and operations and the worldwide president of Kimberly-Clark from 1998 until 2006. Brewer worked for Kimberly-Clark Corporation for 22 years.
Brewer started working for Walmart in 2006. At Walmart stores, Brewer held the positions of vice president, senior vice president, executive vice president for southeastern operations, and executive vice president for the eastern business unit. Brewer began her career in Georgia as a regional vice president of operations. After serving as the regional vice president of operations in Georgia, she rose through the ranks to become the division president of Walmart’s southeast market, and then the president of Walmart East.
Brewer departed Walmart in 2012 to become the president and CEO of Sam’s Club, one of Walmart’s membership-only retail warehouse clubs. By tripling the number of organic products available at Sam’s Clubs, she focused on health and wellbeing. Brewer was the first African American to oversee a Walmart business as CEO of Sam’s Club. In 2017, she left her position at Sam’s Club. Brewer was nominated for the Starbucks board of directors on February 1, 2017. He was named COO and group president on September 6, 2017.
Brewer was the company’s second-highest-ranking executive, after CEO Kevin Johnson, and the company’s first African American and female COO and group president. She was in charge of operations and businesses throughout the United States, Canada, and Latin America. Rosalind Brewer was named CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance on March 15, 2021. Brewer is the only African-American woman now in charge of a Fortune 500 corporation. From 2019 until 2021, Brewer was a member of Amazon’s board of directors. She also served on the boards of directors of Lockheed Martin and Molson Coors Brewing Company from 2006 to 2011.
Rosalind Brewer Salary
In 2021, Brewer earned a total compensation of $28,333,498 as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. Total cash received was $7,600,527, equity received $20,200,048, and pension and other types of compensation received $532,923.
Rosalind Brewer Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $11.6 Million.