CVS Health appoints Daniel Finke to lead Health Care Benefits division

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CVS Health appoints Daniel Finke to lead Health Care Benefits division

By Sandra Levy - 11/11/2020

Daniel Finke has been named executive vice president, CVS Health and president, Health Care Benefits Segment, effective Feb. 1, 2021.

Finke will succeed Karen Lynch, who will become president and CEO of CVS Health in February.

The Health Care Benefits division provides solutions to employers and government businesses, serving more than 34 million members.

"Dan's dedication to the health of our members and passion around addressing health care disparities make him the ideal person to take the Health Care Benefits segment forward," said Lynch. "Dan has a track record of driving growth, delivering strong operating improvements and bringing customer-driven innovations to the market."

Finke brings more than 25 years of diverse health care experience to the company. He joined Aetna in 2014 and most recently has been leading the commercial business and markets organization. Prior to his current role, he held leadership roles in network and clinical services and was a key leader on the transformation team during the integration with CVS Health. Before joining Aetna, Finke served as president and chief operating officer of EmblemHealth, and previously spent more than a decade at Anthem in various national executive roles in healthcare operations, government programs and pharmacy benefits management.

"It's an honor to lead the Health Care Benefits segment and to support our customers, members, providers and colleagues," said Finke. "I'm committed to simplifying the health experience for members using digital solutions and bringing to market CVS Health integrated products that demonstrate our unique ability to serve the needs of our customers."