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Jeffrey Berkowitz

Former Executive Vice President, Optum, Inc.

Jeffrey Berkowitz was appointed to our board of directors in November 2017. Jeffrey is the former executive vice president of Optum, Inc., a health services platform business of UnitedHealth Group, Inc. Previously, he was executive vice president and president of Pharma and Global Market Access with Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., a global pharmacy-led, health and well-being enterprise, where he was responsible for generic and branded procurement, specialty pharmacy, inventory management and oversaw relationships with pharmaceutical companies as well as pricing and reimbursement strategies with all payer segments. Additional experience includes serving as president of Walgreens Boots Alliance Development, GmbH, a joint venture between Walgreens Co. and Alliance Boots located in Switzerland; and having held a variety of senior executive positions with increasing responsibility in market access, sales and marketing with Merck and Schering-Plough as well as serving as healthcare attorney with Proskauer, LLP. Jeffrey earned his B.A. in political science from Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in Brooklyn, N.Y