Adam Kautzner, PharmD President, Express Scripts
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Adam Kautzner, PharmD, is President of Express Scripts®, the nation’s leading pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company serving more than 112 million Americans. Express Scripts is part of Evernorth Health Services®, which connects and coordinates innovative and flexible solutions for health plans, employers, and government programs. Adam is a member of the Enterprise Leadership Team of The Cigna GroupSM.

Adam leads all aspects of the PBM business— including client relationships, supply chain, and drug negotiation — to lower the cost of drugs for clients, and more importantly, patients. Express Scripts is a key enabler of Benefits Management+ capability from Evernorth that creates affordability and personalized benefit management experiences for clients and patients.

Adam’s deep understanding of the dynamic PBM environment drives innovative strategies that bring value and affordability for clients. Adam previously led Supply Chain for Express Scripts, where he was responsible for pharmaceutical contracting, retail network contracting and drug sourcing for Express Scripts Pharmacy and Accredo Pharmacy. Adam oversaw collaboration efforts across the organization in the development of supply chain products including pharmacy networks, channel solutions, and value-based programs. He’s held previous leadership roles within Express Scripts, including Chief Pharma Trade Relations Officer, where he owned all interactions and contracting with Pharma, Supply Chain Account Management, and Drug Formularies.

Adam is on the board of the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA), a national advocacy organization that represents the PBM industry. He also serves on the board of the St. Louis Regional Business Council.

Adam earned his PharmD from St. Louis College of Pharmacy and is an authorized nuclear pharmacist.