Title:Vice President – Well Experience
Bryan Pugh is vice president of Well Experience for Walgreen Co., based in Deerfield, Ill.
Pugh is responsible for Walgreens Well Experience store format, which aims to transform the traditional drugstore into a new health and daily living destination that offers a range of products and services to help customers get, stay and live well. These stores offer a new, enhanced layout, a completely revamped pharmacy and health care experience, and a number of new product selections.
Prior to joining Walgreens in 2009, Pugh was vice president of operations for Tesco USA, where he designed the Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market store operations model and launched the retail grocery chain on the West Coast.
Prior to his Tesco experience, Pugh spent six years with CP Group of Asia, opening hypermarkets in China and Thailand and having responsibility for all purchasing, including consumables, over-the-counter health and wellness, electronics, clothing and other categories. From 1985 to 1993, he worked for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., moving up from assistant store manager in the Sam’s Club division to vice president of membership marketing.
Pugh was a marketing major at Arkansas State University.