Chief Operating Officer Deepti Jain to Lead IngenioRx
“Deepti is a strong leader with more than 20 years of PBM experience and has been responsible for all aspects of the IngenioRx launch and transition plans to date,” said Gail K. Boudreaux, President and CEO, Anthem. “We have great confidence in her leadership and her ability to build and launch our new PBM and ensure a seamless transition for our customers.”
Ms. Jain joined Anthem in 2014 as Vice President and COO of Anthem Pharmacy Services and was promoted to Senior Vice President of Anthem Pharmacy Solutions in 2016. Prior to joining Anthem, Ms. Jain served as COO of Cigna Pharmacy and Chief Financial Officer of the health plan division at Medco Health Solutions Inc.
IngenioRx, which will become fully operational in 2020, will leverage Anthem’s already existing integrated pharmacy and medical approach, improve affordability and achieve greater than $4 billion annually in gross savings.
The company is also conducting an external search to fill the IngenioRx Chief Executive Officer role following the departure of Brian Griffin, who has resigned from the company.
“We’d like to thank Brian for his many contributions to Anthem and we wish him well in the future,” said Ms. Boudreaux.
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Anthem is working to transform health care with trusted and caring solutions. Our health plan companies deliver quality products and services that give their members access to the care they need. With over 74 million people served by its affiliated companies, including nearly 40 million within its family of health plans, Anthem is one of the nation’s leading health benefits companies. For more information about Anthem’s family of companies, please visit www.antheminc.com/companies.
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