Peter Wickersham

Peter Wickersham

As President of the Government Programs Division, Peter is responsible for the strategy and execution of Express Scripts’ business in regulated markets, including Medicare and retiree solutions, Medicaid, and individual markets. His focus includes innovating new products and services that improve care, cost and regulatory compliance, as well as working to ensure the success and sustainability of these crucial programs. Peter also serves as President and CEO of the Express Scripts Prescription Drug Plan (PDP).

Peter joined Express Scripts in September 2016, bringing more than 20 years of experience driving results in the pharmaceutical and pharmacy benefit management industries. He most recently served Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota with accountability for its pharmacy business across all segments and was previously on the executive team of Prime Therapeutics leading cost of care and specialty. Peter has also held senior leadership positions at Cigna, Mercer, Aetna and Merck & Co.

He also currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Pharmacy Quality Alliance, a collaborative of industry, academia, pharmacy associations and governmental agencies that partner to develop new pharmacy quality measures.

Peter holds an executive master’s degree in Technology Management from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a master’s degree in Nuclear Science and Engineering and a Master of Applied Statistics from Louisiana State University. He studied pre-medicine as an undergraduate.