Walgreen Co.
Job Title
Chief Marketing Officer
Speaker Bio
Adam Holyk is the senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Walgreen Co., based in Deerfield, Illinois. He has responsibility for the Walgreens brand strategy and customer offer development including leadership of omni-channel retail, pharmacy and healthcare marketing activities.

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.
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