100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
John Hammergren, 58
Chairman, president and CEO, McKesson Corp.
- Compensation: $23,649,638 - according to 2016 Modern Healthcare
- Years on list: 13
Hammergren was named president and CEO at McKesson in 2001 and became board chairman in 2002. Since Hammergren became CEO, the company has expanded into global markets and more than quadrupled revenue. But the company in August announced it was getting out of the health IT space, agreeing to sell its hospital and health system information technology business to Allscripts for $185 million.