Diplomat Pharmacy Names Brian Griffin as CEO, Chairman of Board
15 May 2018 - - The board of directors of Lint, Michigan-based specialty pharmacy services provider Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) has appointed Brian Griffin as chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors, effective June 4, 2018, the company said.
Griffin has been executive vice president and CEO for IngenioRx, the pharmacy benefit manager of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM), since March 2018. At IngenioRx, he is responsible for building the organization, which will begin offering a full suite of PBM solutions starting in 2020.
For the three years prior, Griffin served as executive vice president and president of Anthem's commercial and specialty business division. He joined Anthem in 2013 as president and CEO of Empire BlueCross BlueShield, a role he held for two years.
From 1987 to August 2012, Griffin served in positions of increasing responsibility with Medco Health Solutions, Inc.
With Griffin's appointment, the Diplomat board will expand to eight members.
Diplomat provides specialty pharmacy services in all 50 states. The company offers medication management programs for people with complex chronic diseases, and delivers unique solutions for manufacturers, hospitals, payers, providers, and more.