Kermit R. Crawford, Former President and Chief Operating Officer, Rite Aid Corporation

Kermit R. Crawford served as the president and chief operating officer of Rite Aid Corporation, a retail drugstore chain, from October 2017 to March 2019. Prior to joining Rite Aid, he was the operating partner and advisor with private equity firm Sycamore Partners from July 2015 to February 2017. Mr. Crawford spent the majority of his career at Walgreens Boots Alliance—an integrated healthcare, pharmacy and retail leader with approximately 13,000 global locations—where he worked from 1983 to 2014. He held various positions of increasing responsibility and leadership during his tenure, including the executive vice president and president of Pharmacy, Health, and Wellness from April 2011 to December 2014. Mr. Crawford serves on the boards of directors of C.H. Robinson Worldwide and the Allstate Corporation. He previously served on the board of directors of TransUnion until 2021. He is a member of the board of trustees for The Field Museum Chicago. Mr. Crawford holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Texas Southern University.