2018 Speakers

Linda Filler, Former President, Retail at Walgreens & Board Member

Linda Filler

Former President, Retail at Walgreens & Board Member, Eversight

Linda Filler is recently retired after almost four decades in consumer goods, retail, and consulting. Her most recent role was President - Retail at Walgreens. Previous roles include CEO - Hanes Underwear and Socks, EVP GLobal Strategy - Kraft Foods, and EVP Merchandising - Walmart. Linda serves on the Board of Directors of Danaher Corporations at Eversight, as well as the Board of the Chicago Public Library Foundation. Linda earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and an MS from the University of North Texas. She and her husband Rick enjoy living in the Chicago area and share an interest in helping young people thrive through education and learning.