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Matthew J. Rhenish has served as senior vice president of Pharmacy, Product & Market Strategies for Highmark Inc. since March 2020. In this role, he drives strategic endeavors and growth strategies across the Health Plan. He also has direct responsibility for pharmacy, sales operations, product development, portfolio management and sales training.
Prior to this role, he served as president of national and specialty markets and was responsible for Commercial Business in Delaware, West Virginia, and National Accounts.
Mr. Rhenish previously held the position of president and chief operating officer of HM Insurance Group and pharmacy markets in addition to multiple positions at the consulting firm McKinsey & Company. During his time at McKinsey, he worked closely with payors to identify strategies related to health care reform. He also previously served as manager of corporate strategy at Cardinal Health, a multinational health care industry services provider.
Mr. Rhenish received his MBA from Harvard Business School and earned a BSBA in finance from The Ohio State University.
Current Board of Director affiliations include:
Thought Leadership Topics:
Controlling drug costs in healthcare
Managing health care costs through product designs
Value of ancillary product lines
Health plan strategies
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