WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan 19, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) has announced the appointment of David Casey as Vice President and Diversity Officer, CVS Caremark. In this new role, Casey will lead the company's efforts related to strategic diversity management.
"CVS Caremark has a longstanding commitment to diversity," said Lisa Bisaccia, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, CVS Caremark. "To that end, we're delighted that David Casey has joined CVS Caremark to develop and drive best practice diversity strategies designed to help the company ensure that we have a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and a culture of inclusion that enables us to meet and exceed the needs of our increasingly diverse customers."
Casey has extensive experience in the diversity field having served most recently as chief diversity officer at WellPoint and as Regional Director of Business Development for Bernard Hodes Group.
Casey serves on advisory boards for the American Institute for Managing Diversity and Profiles in Diversity Journal, where he is also a contributing columnist. He was inducted into the National Eagle Leadership Institute in 2006 and is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management. He is active in the community and with several nonprofit organizations, including the Urban League and United Way. A veteran of the US Marine Corps, Casey served in Operation Desert Storm.
About CVS Caremark
CVS Caremark is the largest provider of prescriptions in the nation. The Company fills or manages more than 1 billion prescriptions annually. Through its unmatched breadth of service offerings, CVS Caremark is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. The Company is uniquely positioned to effectively manage costs and improve health care outcomes through its more than 7,000 CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drugs stores; its Caremark Pharmacy Services division (pharmacy benefit management, mail order and specialty pharmacy); its retail-based health clinic subsidiary, MinuteClinic; and its online pharmacy, CVS.com. General information about CVS Caremark is available through the Investor Relations section of the Company's Web site, at www.cvscaremark.com/investors, as well as through the press room section of the Company's Web site, at www.cvscaremark.com/newsroom.