Merging of the minds: CVS Health names post-merger leadership

CVS Health has named the executives who will lead the company's business units once its acquisition of Aetna is complete. Aetna will operate as a stand-alone business unit with CVS health, led by its current management, and CVS Health executives will play key roles in the combined company.

CVS Health has named the executives who will lead the company's business units once its acquisition of Aetna is complete. Aetna will operate as a stand-alone business unit with CVS health, led by its current management, and CVS Health executives will play key roles in the combined company. CVS Health executive vice president and chief operating officer Jon Roberts will continue in his role, with oversight of CVS Pharmacy, CVS Caremark, and long-term care pharmacy Omnicare. Current Aetna president Karen Lynch will be executive vice president of CVS Health and president of the Aetna business unit. CVS Caremark's current executive vice president of specialty pharmacy, Alan Lotvin, will become executive vice president of transformation, tasked with overseeing the combined company's business transformation efforts. Troyen Brennan will retain his role as executive vice president and chief medical officer of CVS Health, overseeing clinical and medical affairs, as well as health care services. Aetna's executive vice president and head of enterprise strategy, Rick Jelinek, will be CVS Health executive vice president, co-leading the companies' integration efforts alongside Josh Flum, CVS Health executive vice president of enterprise strategy and corporate development.