Holyk joined Walgreens in 2011 as divisional vice president, developing Walgreens Balance® Rewards customer loyalty program. He was elevated in 2012 to group vice president assuming responsibility for enterprise insights and data analytics. Most recently, in 2015, he was appointed to lead corporate strategy development for Walgreens Boots Alliance working on healthcare partnerships.
Prior to joining Walgreens, he was a vice president for dunnhumby, a marketing insights and analytics consultancy based in New York. Earlier, he served as a vice president for Shoppers Drug Mart, Canada's leading drug chain, managing its loyalty program and customer marketing. Holyk started his career at Loblaw Companies Limited, Canada's largest food distributor.
Holyk earned his masters of business administration degree from York University's Schulich School of Business. He also holds a juris doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto and a bachelor’s of arts degree from the University of Guelph.