McKesson Corp. will be shifting its headquarters from San Francisco to Las Colinas, Texas. The move will be effective April1. The company, which distributes pharmaceutical products and provides healthcare technology, said that it will move 500 employees from San Francisco to elsewhere around the country and would retain 1,400 jobs in California.
“We are excited to strengthen our presence in Texas and make Las Colinas our official global headquarters,” said John Hammergren, CEO of McKesson, in a statement. “Making this move will improve efficiency, collaboration and cost-competitiveness, while providing an exceptional work environment for our employees.” (as reported by San Francisco Chronicle).
McKesson generated revenue of $198 billion last year, the sixth highest among U.S. public companies.