CVS Caremark names EVP, general counsel

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Caremark has appointed Thomas Moriarty as EVP and general counsel of CVS Caremark.

Moriarty most recently served as general counsel at the Celgene, a biopharmaceutical company, where he was responsible for global legal strategy and served on the company's management committee. Prior to that, Moriarty was general counsel and corporate secretary at Medco Health Solutions.

"We're very excited to have Tom join our team," CVS Caremark president and CEO Larry Merlo said. "He has a broad range of business experience and legal expertise that make him a perfect fit as our EVP and general counsel. He is extremely knowledgeable about pharmacy health care and the healthcare business generally and is widely regarded as one of the most capable and experienced general counsels in corporate America."

Moriarty succeeds Douglas Sgarro, who retired in May after more than 14 years with the company. Moriarty will have responsibility for CVS Caremark's legal department. He also will be a member of the company's executive committee.

In addition to working at Celgene and Medco, Moriarty worked at various positions in the office of general counsel at global biopharmaceutical company Merck. He began his career at the law firm of Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander and Ferdon in New York.

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