Brown & Brown Names Katy Wong National Pharmacy Practice Leader

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Brown & Brown Names Katy Wong National Pharmacy Practice Leader

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., April 24, 2024 – Brown & Brown is pleased to announce that Katy Wong has been named National Pharmacy Practice Leader, a newly created position. In this role, Katy will drive business and customer engagement strategies, lead the development of pharmacy benefit-related innovation and intellectual capital and further strengthen the firm’s pharmacy consulting capabilities. Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, Katy reports to Mark Abate, a managing partner for Brown & Brown.

Katy joins Brown & Brown from Cigna, where she served as chief pharmacy officer. In this role, she led the creation, adoption and evaluation of clinical pharmacy programs, products and services. Katy’s successful 26-year career at Cigna included numerous roles of increasing responsibility, including vice president, broker/consultant relations, senior clinical director, account management and sales, and manager for managed care operations.

“We are very pleased to welcome Katy Wong to Brown & Brown,” said Barrett Brown, president of Brown & Brown’s Retail segment. “Her proven track record of growth and success will greatly enhance our ability to help customers better navigate the dynamic and challenging employee pharmacy benefit space.”

“I am excited to join Brown & Brown at a time when pharmacy benefit plan design and management continues to be a top issue for both our customers and their people,’’ said Katy. “The speed of innovation in pharmaceutical offerings and coverage brings treatment advancements but provides significant issues surrounding cost, access, efficacy and employee well-being. I look forward to further strengthening our trusted advisor status among our pharmacy benefit customer group.”

Katy holds a Bachelor of Science, College of Pharmacy degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from Ohio State University. She is a registered pharmacist in Ohio and Nevada.

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Katy Wong

National Pharmacy Practice Leader