Wal-Mart to Make Major Health Care Announcement
Who: Dr. John Agwunobi, senior vice president and president of health and wellness, Wal-Mart Stores U.S., and Bill Simon, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Wal-Mart Stores U.S.
Dr. Agwunobi is the former Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. He now oversees Wal-Mart’s health and wellness business unit including pharmacies, vision centers and in-store clinics.
Bill Simon is the architect of Wal-Mart's $4 prescription drug program.
What: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. will hold a conference call for media, analysts and investors to make a major health announcement. Following remarks from Wal-Mart, media, analysts and investors are invited to participate in a question and answer session.
When: Monday, May 5, 2008
8:30 AM (Eastern Time)/7:30 AM (Central Time)
Dial In Number: 1-800-862-9098
Conference ID: WALMART
Call Replay Dial In Number (available until May 12): 1-800-839-1180
Why: Millions of Americans are struggling with the costs of health care. To help ease the strain, we are using the strengths of our business to drive costs out of the health care system and bring our customers the lowest prices on the products and services they need.