Linda Filler is president of retail products, and chief merchandising and marketing officer for Walgreen Co. She is responsible for the vision, leadership, strategic direction and performance of Walgreens merchandising, marketing and digital commerce activities. She also serves on the Walgreens Enterprise Operating Committee and as Executive Sponsor of Walgreens Corporate Social Responsibility efforts.
Filler joined Walgreens in January 2015. Before joining, she served as president of Claire’s Stores, Inc. Prior to Claire’s, she was executive vice president and chief merchandising officer for Sam’s Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., where she was also responsible for owned brands. She also held executive vice president positions at Walmart.
Prior to her career in retail, Filler worked in consumer products, including Kraft, as EVP Global Strategy, and Hanes Brands as a Group CEO when it was part of Sara Lee.
Filler earned bachelor and master of science degrees from the University of North Texas and a master of business administration from Harvard Business School.