BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
George Paz, chairman and CEO, provides leadership for the evolution of Express Scripts' strategic direction and assuming day-to-day responsibility for delivering on the company's promise to make the use of prescription drugs safer and more affordable.
Mr. Paz joined Express Scripts in 1998 as a senior vice president and chief financial officer. In that capacity, he was responsible for financial oversight and planning, as well as projecting financial results for Express Scripts and its subsidiaries. At Express Scripts, he has overseen five significant acquisitions that contributed to the company's exceptional growth. During his tenure, the company's annual revenues have grown from $1.2 billion to over $46 billion.
Prior to joining Express Scripts, he was a partner at Coopers and Lybrand from 1988 to 1993 and from 1996 to 1998. From 1993 to 1995, Mr. Paz served as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Life Partners Group, where he was responsible for financial reporting, product design and implementation, actuarial valuations, shareholder relations, tax reporting, and IRS audit resolution, and state insurance and agency relationships.
Mr. Paz holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration and accounting from the University of Missouri - St. Louis. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
He is a member of the board of directors of Honeywell International, Inc., St. Louis Federal Reserve, Washington University in St. Louis, and is chairman of Logos School board of directors.