Carlos W. Cubia, Vice-President, Global Chief Diversity Officer, Walgreen Boot Alliance
Carlos Cubia is vice president human resources and global chief diversity officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance and leads the development and implementation of enterprise-wide diversity and inclusion strategies. As a member of the global human resources leadership team, Cubia operates worldwide with responsibilities for effecting positive change across a workforce of more than 415,000 employees. He heads Walgreens Boots Alliance’s global diversity and inclusion center of excellence, which promotes inclusive leadership behaviors and workplace practices, and drives diversity recruitment, talent development, performance management and succession planning. His team also has responsibility for vendor and supplier diversity, affirmative action and EEO compliance, as well as Walgreens Boots Alliance’s employee-driven business resource groups.
Prior to joining Walgreens Boots Alliance, Cubia served as the chief diversity officer for a global enterprise with more than 38,000 employees. Cubia has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance and healthcare industries, where he has been directly responsible for sales, marketing and distribution management, and developed and implemented corporate diversity and inclusion initiatives. Throughout his career, Cubia has been instrumental in identifying strategies and implementing change necessary to advance the business.
Black Enterprise recognized Cubia as one of the “Top Corporate Diversity Executives” in 2018, and Career Mastered Magazine honored him with a “Men as Allies Diversity in Leadership Award.”