Twelve executives make up CVS Health’s leadership team. Here’s more information about those executives, according to the company’s website:
Karen Lynch, President and CEO: Ms. Lynch will serve as CEO of CVS Health beginning in February 2021. She previously served as executive vice president of CVS Health and president of Aetna. Prior to joining CVS Health, she held executive roles at Cigna and Magellan Health Services.
Mr. Chaguturu, MD, Chief Medical Officer: Dr. Chhaguturu is an executive vice president and leads CVS Health’s medical affairs organization, which includes Aetna, CVS Caremark, CVS Pharmacy, MinuteClinic, Women’s Health and Genomics, Data and Analytics, Patient Safety and Health Equity. He previously served as chief medical officer of CVS Caremark, the company’s pharmacy benefit management business.
Dan Finke, President of Aetna: Mr. Finke is an executive vice president and oversees Aetna, which has more than 35 million members through Medicare, Medicaid, professional and ancillary businesses. He joined Aetna in 2014. He previously served as president and COO of AmbleHealth.
Katerina Guerrez, Chief Strategic Advisor to the President and CEO: Ms. Guerraz leads corporate communications, enterprise strategy initiatives and enterprise business management and planning processes. She previously served as COO of Aetna’s Medicare Group business. She has been associated with the company since 2000.
Shawn Gurtin, CFO: Mr. Gurtin is an Executive Vice President and is responsible for all aspects of CVS Health’s financial strategy and operations. He previously served as executive vice president, CFO and chief enterprise risk officer at Aetna.
Laurie Havanek, Chief People Officer: Ms. Havanec is responsible for all human resources functions of CVS Health. She previously served as executive vice president and chief people officer for Otis Worldwide Company, an elevator and escalator company.
David Joyner, President of Pharmacy Services: Mr. Joyner is an executive vice president and leads the Pharmacy Services segment, which serves more than 110 million people. He previously served on the boards of several private equity-backed healthcare companies. He also served as an advisor to the founder and CEO of Gwell, a precision health and pharmaceutical company.
Sam Khichi, Chief Policy Officer and General Counsel: Mr. Khichi is an Executive Vice President and leads the Legal, Compliance and Government Affairs teams. He previously served as executive vice president and general counsel at Becton Dickinson, a medical technology company.
Tilak Mandadi, Chief Data, Digital and Technology Officer: Mr. Mandadi is an Executive Vice President and leads the company’s data, digital and technology strategy, overseeing growth and innovation through digitally-led, consumer-facing experiences and services. He previously served as Chief Strategy Officer at MGM Resorts International.
Violetta Ostafin, Chief Strategy Officer: Ms. Ostafin is an Executive Vice President and leads strategy development across CVS Health’s core businesses and identifies new market opportunities and product innovations. She previously served as Global COO of Health Solutions and CEO of Latin America Health Solutions at Aon.
Michelle Peluso, Chief Customer Officer at CVS Health and Co-President of CVS Pharmacy: Ms. Peluso is an Executive Vice President and is responsible for leading the Front Store Retail business. Sher previously served as senior vice president, digital sales and chief marketing officer for IBM.
Prem Shah, PharmD, Chief Pharmacy Officer of CVS Health and Co-President of CVS Pharmacy: Dr. Shah is an executive vice president and has oversight and responsibility for the company’s omnichannel pharmacy strategy focused on integration. He previously served as senior vice president of iCor, a Magellan health services company.