Dr. Jeffrey Kang, most recently the chief medical officer at Cigna, will join Walgreens on Oct. 31 as senior vice president of health and wellness services and solutions.
Cigna CMO to join Walgreens
Kang, 55, will report to Walgreens President and CEO Greg Wasson and to Kermit Crawford, the company's president of pharmacy, health and wellness, according to a Walgreens news release announcing his appointment. Kang is board-certified in internal medicine and currently serves on the board of directors for the National Committee for Quality Assurance and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.
As Philadelphia-based Cigna's CMO, Kang oversaw pay-for-performance programs and directed health strategy and policy for the insurer's medical, pharmacy and behavioral products, according to the release. From 1998 to 2002, he served as chief clinical officer at the Health Care Financing Administration, now the CMS.
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