McKesson adds new independent director to board

October 19, 2020  –  McKesson Corporation announced that its board of directors has elected Linda Mantia as an independent director and member of the board’s Audit and Governance Committees, effective October 19, 2020.

With the election of Mantia, McKesson’s board of directors increases from 11 to 12 members, 11 of whom are independent.

Mantia most recently served as senior EVP and COO of Manulife Financial Corporation, an international insurance and financial services company, where she played a critical role in defining Manulife’s corporate strategy and oversaw its innovation portfolio. Mantia has also served in a series of leadership roles at Royal Bank of Canada, a multinational financial services company, including EVP of Global Cards and Payments. Earlier in her career, Mantia worked at McKinsey & Co., and practiced law at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP.

“Linda’s more than 25 years of experience in managing extensive financial services, operations and digital technology will be invaluable to the board as we continue to provide the leadership team with strategic guidance during such a critical time in healthcare,” said Edward Mueller, McKesson’s independent board chair. “We’re pleased to welcome Linda to the board and we know that her collaborative, innovative and transformative leadership will add to the board’s breadth of experience and diverse background.”

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