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Matthew J. Rhenish

Senior Vice President, Pharmacy and Market Strategies, Highmark Inc.

Matthew J. Rhenish

Matthew J. Rhenish became Senior Vice President of pharmacy and market strategies in November 2018. In this new role, he will drive strategic endeavors for all markets within the Health Plan. In addition to his continued responsibility for pharmacy markets, sales operations and customer and market training he will now be accountable for medical cost initiatives and portfolio management. 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 COO of HM Insurance Group and pharmacy markets in addition to multiple positions at the consulting firm McKinsey and Company. During his time at McKinsey he worked closely with Highmark 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 is actively involved with the work of the National Kidney Foundation, serving as a local board member and was previously chair of the Kidney Walk in Pittsburgh.

Mr. Rhenish received his MBA from Harvard Business School and earned a BSBA in finance from The Ohio State University.

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