November 13, 2008

CVS Caremark Names New Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

CVS Caremark, an integrated pharmacy services provider, has appointed Troyen Brennan as its new executive vice president and chief medical officer.

In this newly created role, Dr Brennan will assume responsibility for the company's MinuteClinic, Accordant Health Care, clinical and medical affairs, and health care strategy. Most recently, Dr Brennan served as chief medical officer for Aetna.

Dr Brennan has his MD and MPH from Yale Medical School, a JD from Yale Law School and a masters degree from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes scholar. Dr Brennan graduated with a BS from Southern Methodist University in Texas.

Tom Ryan, chairman, CEO and president of CVS Caremark, said: "As a former practicing physician, hospital administrator with background in quality care measurement, and leader of a health care insurer, Troy's experience will help strengthen our company's integrated approach to improving access, affordability and quality of care."