Executive of the year: McKesson CEO John H. Hammergren

John Hammergren, the president and CEO of the McKesson Corporation, has been named the 2016 Dean’s Council Executive of the Year.

Under the leadership of president and CEO John Hammergren, the McKesson Corporation grew to become the leading provider of health care services and information technology solutions that help health care organizations improve business performance and deliver better care to patients. Since he assumed the top leadership role, the company has more than quadrupled revenue to $179 billion and expanded into global markets. On April 21, the W. P. Carey School of Business named Hammergren the Dean’s Council Executive of the Year for 2016. In his acceptance speech, Hammergren talked about the change sweeping health care today.

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