Larry Merlo served as President and CEO of CVS Health from 2011 to 2021. Mr. Merlo previously held positions of increasing responsibility over his more than 40 years at CVS Health and its subsidiaries, including Chief Operating Officer of CVS Health, President of CVS Pharmacy and Executive Vice President–Stores.
Mr. Merlo previously served as a board member for CVS Health, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), the Partnership for Rhode Island and Business Roundtable. He currently serves on the University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees, where he is Chair of the Budget Committee, a member of the Compensation Committee and formerly chaired the Research & Innovation Committee. He also serves as an advisor to Korn Ferry and Charlesbank Capital Partners.
Mr. Merlo holds a B.S. degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. Mr. Merlo brings to our Board of Directors significant experience as a chief executive officer, director and advisor, with an in-depth knowledge of health and consumer trends, including in the areas of digital development, marketing, sales, science and technology.