Thomas F. Cowhey
Tom Cowhey is executive vice president and chief financial officer of CVS Health®. In his role, he leads a variety of finance functions, including investor relations, corporate development, treasury, enterprise performance, risk management, investments and shared service finance operations.
Prior to joining CVS Health, Tom served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Surgery Partners, the largest independent operator of short-stay surgical facilities in the United States, and held responsibility for all financial operations, information technology, revenue cycle and procurement.
Earlier in his career, Tom was chief financial officer of Aetna’s Institution Business portfolio, with financial responsibility for a book of business that included national accounts, employer products, group commercial insured and self-insured products, government-sponsored products, including Medicare and Medicaid, as well as a portfolio of specialty business. From 2007 to 2018, Tom held various responsibilities at Aetna®, including management of Aetna’s investor relations, corporate development and treasury functions, and financial responsibility for Aetna’s Consumer Health and Services portfolio. Notably, during his time at Aetna, he helped to lead the process to outsource Aetna’s pharmacy business to CVS / Caremark®, and also led the transaction process for the announced acquisition of Humana. Prior to his time at Aetna, Tom held a variety of investment banking roles over the span of a decade, including at Credit Suisse First Boston and Legacy Partners Group.
Tom received his B.A. degree in economics from Wesleyan University and an M.B.A. degree with a concentration in health sector management from Duke University.
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