Jeffrey Berkowitz is Executive Vice President at UnitedHealth Group. He was formerly Executive Vice President of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. and President of Pharma and Global Market Access. Previously he was Co-President of Walgreens Boots Alliance Development GmbH since January 2013. Prior to taking on this role, Berkowitz served as the senior vice president, Pharmaceutical Development and Market Access of Walgreens from September 2010 to January 2013. Prior to joining Walgreens, Berkowitz served as senior vice president of global market access for Merck & Company, Inc. upon its acquisition of Schering-Plough in November 2009. From 1998 to 2009, Berkowitz held a variety of positions with increasing responsibility in market access, sales and marketing as well as in the Law Department with Schering-Plough.
Mr. Berkowitz earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., and his Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in Brooklyn, N.Y. He has been recognized three times in PharmaVoice magazine as one of the 100 Most Inspiring Leaders in the Life Sciences in 2009, 2010 and 2012, is a member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of Pharmaceutical Commerce Magazine.