CVS Pharmacy has a new president
CVS Health has promoted the chief of its retail division to be president of CVS Pharmacy.
Kevin Hourican, who most recently served as the company’s executive vice president of retail pharmacy, had been serving as interim president of the retailer after the departure of Helena Foulkes, who left to lead Hudson’s Bay Co.
"We're pleased to have Kevin at the helm of CVS Pharmacy," said Jon Roberts, Chief Operating Officer of CVS Health. "He has a proven track record of bringing innovative new programs and services to our patients and a strong ability to lead our retail pharmacy team. We believe that Kevin will bring his extensive consumer and retail skills to our front store business as well and I have no doubt he will be able to further transform our stores to become the front door of health care for consumers, patients and caregivers."
Hourican has more than 20 years of experience in the retail industry and most recently served as Executive Vice President, Retail Pharmacy, CVS Pharmacy. During his tenure as leader of the chain's retail pharmacy business, he directly managed all aspects of our retail pharmacy business and partnered on key innovations including the ScriptPath prescription management system, the Rx Savings Finder, medication adherence programs and home delivery. Previously, Hourican served as Senior Vice President, Operations for the East division of CVS Pharmacy, overseeing nearly 5,000 stores and more than 110,000 colleagues in 21 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
Prior to joining CVS Health in 2012, Hourican served in executive leadership roles at Macy's and Sears Roebuck where he gained significant experience in omnichannel operations and front store merchandising. He holds an undergraduate degree in Economics as well as a master's degree from Pennsylvania State University.
CVS operates more than 9,800 retail locations.