McKesson appoints Dr. Kelvin Baggett as chief impact officer

November 20, 2020  –  McKesson Corporation announced that the company has appointed Dr. Kelvin A. Baggett to the newly created role of chief impact officer, effective November 30, 2020.

As chief impact officer, Dr. Baggett will have global responsibility for McKesson’s strategy and execution related to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), sustainability and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) strategy, community relations, social impact and philanthropy through the McKesson Foundation.

Dr. Baggett currently serves as managing director at Posterity Capital Group and as senior advisor at Pharos Capital Group, where he is responsible for advising the firms’ investment strategies, fundraising efforts and due diligence matters. Most recently, he served as the chief operating officer for Health Care Navigator (HCN), where he was responsible for improving the performance of privately held, domestic, multistate operating companies, including skilled nursing facilities, long term care facilities, hospice and palliative care, residential care, physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy and rehabilitation.

“We are delighted to welcome Kelvin to our executive leadership team,” said Brian Tyler, CEO, McKesson Corporation. “He has been recognized nationally for his leadership work to address many of the key healthcare challenges and related societal causes that are of critical importance for McKesson. His deeply informed perspective on inclusion, diversity, equity, sustainability and social impact will help us deliver on our company goals and help drive meaningful change for our employees, our customers, our investors and our communities.”

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