CVS Health names supply chain SVP

Mario Rivera has joined CVS Health as its new senior vice president of supply chain. 
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Mario Rivera has joined CVS Health as its new senior vice president of supply chain. 

Michelle Peluso, executive vice president and chief customer officer at CVS Health and co-president of retail welcomed Mario Rivera to the company in a post on LinkedIn.

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Peluso said, “He brings to this role unparalleled expertise and passion, and I know the CVS Health team is thrilled to have him on board, especially during such a dynamic time. I look forward to seeing all Mario and his team will do to ensure we meet our promise — that consumers’ everyday health and wellness essentials and medications will be available when and how they need them, in our stores and online. Welcome, Mario!"

CVS Health said that Rivera, who reports to Peluso, will be responsible for supply logistics, distribution, inventory, omnichannel and engineering, as CVS Health looks to transform its supply chain operations to enhance the consumer experience.

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He brings more than two decades of experience to CVS Health, with extensive leadership roles driving business transformation globally including in the U.S., Latin America, Asia and Europe. Most recently Rivera led the engineering and activation organization for global supply chain and logistics at Target.