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Katerina Guerraz

Chief Strategic Advisor to the President and CEO of CVS Health®

Katerina Guerraz is Chief Strategic Advisor to the President and CEO of CVS Health®. She leads key strategic initiatives and provides oversight to CVS Health’s business management and planning processes. 

Prior to her current role, Katerina was Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Aetna® Group Medicare business. She led operations for this $14 billion business, including client retention and growth for over 500 employers, strategic marketing and communications, strategic planning and sales operations. 

Prior to her Medicare role, Katerina was Vice President of Enterprise Strategy and Integration Services and Planning. She led strategic initiatives that spanned divisions within Aetna, including the government, commercial and consumer health services businesses. Katerina also led the management and planning activities for business-related integrations.

Her other leadership roles at Aetna included leading the Enterprise Distribution Center of Excellence for Aetna institutional businesses. She led the strategy, operations and external relationships for the private exchanges, forged strategic partnerships as part of the company’s alternative distribution strategy to drive direct-to-employer and direct-to-consumer sales and led the diversification strategy for distributing Aetna products. 

Katerina also led sales operations, strategy and marketing for the national accounts commercial business which serves employers with 5,000 plus employees and serves over six million members.

Since joining the company 20 years ago, Katerina has held various leadership roles in the marketing divisions where she was responsible for strategy, value proposition development and execution across multiple disciplines and business segments. She also held leadership positions in the market insights area for business intelligence, competitive intelligence, marketing analytics and the Aetna constituent satisfaction program.

Before joining Aetna, Katerina led strategic and clinical research initiatives in the pharmaceutical industry and various government organizations including the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of Drug Abuse.
Katerina earned a B.A. in economics and a master’s degree in public health from the University of Connecticut.

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