Greg Watanabe, Advisory Board
Greg Watanabe has a distinguished career with over 30 years of leadership in the health care industry, including senior executive experience in strategic planning, operations, project management, sales and business development.
“Greg is an outstanding senior executive who brings deep expertise in pharmacy benefits management that will contribute to our company’s continuing growth trajectory,” said AllazoHealth CEO Clifford Jones. “Not only is he a proven leader, but he is a trained pharmacist with expertise on regulatory changes that impact healthcare, and how the industry might meet those with new technology.”
In his role on the Advisory Board, Mr. Watanabe will provide insights on the impact of innovation on the payer community.
For the nine years prior to joining AllazoHealth, Mr. Watanabe was the President and Chief Operating Officer of MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc., one of the nation’s leading PBMs. Previously, he was Vice President Pharmacy Operations with WellPoint Pharmacy Management. In addition, he has worked at numerous healthcare organizations, including VistaCare Hospice Programs, Inc., Argus Health Systems, Inc., and Assisted Care Partners, Inc.
Mr. Watanabe has served on the Board of the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA), and the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs. As a member of the National Advisory Board for the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, he provides input to curriculum changes that better prepare graduates for changing needs in pharmacy.
Mr. Watanabe holds a BS Pharm and an MBA, both from the University of Arizona.
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