Adam Kautzner, Pharm.D.

President, Express Scripts

Adam Kautzner is President of Express Scripts, one of the nation’s leading pharmacy benefit management (PBM) companies that serves more than 112 million Americans. Express Scripts is part of Evernorth, which connects and coordinates innovative and flexible solutions for health plans, employers, and government programs. 

In this role, Adam leads all aspects of the PBM business– including client relationships, supply chain, and drug procurement — to deliver affordable, predictable, and simple access to prescription medications for plans and patients. Express Scripts is a key enabler of Evernorth’s Benefits Management+ capability that creates affordability and personalized benefit management experiences for clients and patients. 

Adam previously led Supply Chain for Express Scripts, where he was responsible for pharmaceutical contracting, retail network contracting and drug sourcing for Express Scripts Pharmacy and Accredo Pharmacy. Adam oversaw collaboration efforts across the organization in the development of supply chain products including pharmacy networks, channel solutions and value-based programs. Adam held previous leadership roles within Express Scripts, including Chief Pharma Trade Relations Officer, where he owned all interactions and contracting with Pharma, Supply Chain Account Management, and Drug Formularies. Prior to that role, Adam was Vice President, Supply Chain Product & Strategy, where he oversaw all supply chain products including all formulary offerings, SafeGuardRx, and Network Solutions.

Adam’s excellent understanding of the PBM product portfolio and his clinical expertise enable him to stay ahead of trends in the rapidly evolving landscape. Especially within the specialty space, Adam brings deep understanding of innovative strategies that will drive value and affordability for clients within the dynamic environment. 

Adam earned his Pharm.D. from St. Louis College of Pharmacy and is an authorized nuclear pharmacist.