Graham Atkinson
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Graham Atkinson

Retired Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer, Walgreens

Graham Atkinson is a retired Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer for Walgreens, based in Deerfield, Illinois.

He is responsible for developing and leading the company’s loyalty strategies with a specific emphasis on the customer experience.

Prior to joining Walgreens, Atkinson was president of Mileage Plus for United Airlines, one of the world’s leading customer loyalty programs with more than 50 million members. In that role, he was responsible for improving the effectiveness of the customer loyalty program and extending the reach and impact of the marketing efforts for the program. While at United, he previously served as executive vice president and chief customer officer and senior vice president-marketing.

Atkinson earned an honors degree in business studies from West London University, Ealing School of Business in London, England, in 1973.

He serves as a board member for the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce.