McKesson Corporation

McKesson Corporation Information

McKesson Corporation
Type Public (NYSE: MCK)
Industry Health care
Founded 1833
New York City
Headquarters San Francisco, California
Key people John Hammergren, Chairman & CEO
Jeffrey Campbell, CFO
Randy Spratt, CIO
Products Pharmaceuticals, Personal & Household Products, Healthcare Technology, Healthcare Services
Employees 32,500 (2010)[1]

McKesson Corporation Contact

One Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94104-5296
United States
North America

McKesson Corporation Phone Number

Tel: +1 415 983 8300  

Fax: +1 415 983 7160  

McKesson Corporation Profile

McKesson Corporation has the honor of being the World’s largest health care company with sales amounting to up to $106.6 billion in 2009. The company provides health care systems, medical materials and pharmaceutical products. In addition to this the company provides widespread network infrastructure for industry of health care.

Headquartered in San Francisco, California, the US, the company has its offices all over the North America and international offices in Australia and European countries like, Ireland, France, Netherlands and the United Kingdom. McKesson has become one of the oldest business companies in the United States to operate continually.

To its credit, McKesson has adopted new technologies such as bar-code scanning and implemented it for distribution, pharmacy robotics, and RFID tags. McKesson is listed as a Fortune Global 500 company and is the 14th largest company in the US.

The information technology branch of the company is known as McKesson Technology Solutions and it is increasing its market share continuously through possessions of Per Se Technologies, RelayHealth, and Practice Partner in particular.

Charles Olcott and John McKesson had jointly established the company in the New York City in 1833. Initially they started the business as importer and wholesaler of botanical medicines. As the business had a significant growth, another associate, Daniel Robbins joined the venture. The company was renamed as McKesson & Robbins after the demise of Olcott in the year 1853.

McKesson Corporation Board of Directors

John H Hammergren, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Marie L Knowles, Director
Andy D Bryant, Director David M Lawrence, Director
Wayne A Budd, Director Edward A Mueller, Director
Alton F Irby III, Director Jane E Shaw, Director
M Christine Jacobs, Director