Karen S. Lynch
CVS Health is now the largest Fortune 500 company with a female CEO at the helm when Karen S. Lynch became the President and CEO in February 2021. As Executive Vice President, CVS Health and President, Aetna, Lynch has propelled the company forward during the COVID- 19 pandemic. Part of her expertise in the health care industry comes from executive positions at Cigna and Magellan Health Services, as well as more than thirty years of experience within the industry at large. A part of Business Insider’s Top 100 People Transforming Business, Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Business, Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare and Top 25 Women in Healthcare, Lynch clearly is an invaluable member of both the business community and the healthcare industry. She currently serves on the board of U.S. Bancorp, as an advisory board member of IBM Watson Health, and as a member of the Global 50 and the College Women’s Council. A graduate of Boston College and The Questrom School of Business at Boston University, Karen was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Becker College in 2015.
Year appointed: 2021