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Express Scripts, Inc.

Express Scripts, Inc.

Sector: Computer Integrated Systems Design Region: MO, United States

Similar to: Document Security Systems, Inc., Sodifrance, Soft Computing SA

Express Scripts, Inc. is a pharmacy benefit management company. It provides specialty distribution services, which consists of the distribution and creation of a database of information for, products requiring special handling and packaging, products targeted to a specific physician and patient population and products distributed to low-income patients. It operates through two reportable business segments: Pharmacy Benefit Management and Emerging Markets. The Pharmacy Benefit Management segment provides a variety of services, which includes retail network pharmacy management and retail drug card programs, home delivery services, specialty benefit services, patient care contact centers, benefit plan design and consultation, drug formulary management, compliance and therapy management programs, information reporting and analysis programs, rebate programs, electronic claims processing and drug utilization review, consumer health and drug information, bio-pharma services, including reimbursement and customized logistics solutions, medication therapy and safety through pharmacogenomics and assistance programs for low-income patients. The Emerging Markets segment provides services, including distribution of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to providers and clinics, fertility services to providers and patients, and healthcare administration and implementation of consumer-directed healthcare solutions. Its clients include HMOs, health insurers, third-party administrators, employers, union-sponsored benefit plans, workers' compensation plans and government health programs. The company was founded by Howard L. Waltman in September 1986 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.

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Express Scripts & Medco Merger

The merger of Express Scripts and Medco has been approved by the Federal Trade Commission

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Express Scripts & Medco Merger

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Express Scripts Agrees to Buy Medco for $29.1 Billion

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George Paz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Recently celebrated as the country's "most valuable chief executive," George Paz drives Express Scripts' strategic direction to ensure alignment with clients to deliver better, more cost-effective health outcomes for millions of people. George joined Express Scripts in 1998 as senior vice president and chief financial officer and became president in 2003. In 2005 he was named chief executive officer and the following year was elected chairman of the board. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors for Honeywell, Inc. George holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and accounting from the University of Missouri - St. Louis and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Keith Ebling, Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Keith Ebling leads all legal and compliance matters, government affairs and business development opportunities at Express Scripts, and has responsibility for the supply chain management function. He joined Express Scripts in 1996 and has served the company in numerous legal and business roles; in 2008 he was named executive vice president and general counsel. Keith is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and various bar associations, and he graduated with distinction from Saint Louis University School of Law. Additionally, Keith earned his MBA at the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis. Keith reports directly to George Paz.
Christine Houston, Senior Vice President - Pharma & Retail Relations
Chris Houston oversees all enterprise-wide procurement activities including negotiating and contracting with pharmaceutical companies and retail entities. Chris joined the company in 1997 and has held numerous leadership positions. Most recently, she was appointed vice president and general manager of pharmacy operations in 2009. Chris reports directly to Keith Ebling.

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