CVS Health CEO tapped for Biden's Export Council

President Joe Biden intends to name Karen Lynch, CEO of CVS Health, to his Export Council. 

Ms. Lynch has helmed CVS Health since February 2021 and leads more than 300,000 employees, according to a Feb. 28 news release from the White House. She is one of Fortune's "50 Most Powerful Women in Business" and was recently declared one of healthcare's most overpaid CEOs. 

As a member of the Export Council, Ms. Lynch and 24 other appointees will advise the president on international trade. 

Other notable appointees with healthcare-related interests include:

  • Rosalind Brewer, CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance

  • Farnam Jahanian, PhD, president of Carnegie Mellon University and a member of the board of directors for Highmark Health, both based in Pittsburgh

  • Mike Roman, chair and CEO of 3M, which helped lead the COVID-19 response by distributing 4 billion respirators internationally

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