RxBenefits Names Thad Kwiatkowski Chief Financial Officer

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Leading pharmacy benefits optimizer appoints 20-year executive finance veteran, further bolstering its seasoned leadership bench; Robert Gamble transitioning to President and Chief Operating Officer

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Thad brings a developed understanding of what it takes to guide and support companies through high growth while maintaining a reputation for excellence in our industry.

Today, RxBenefits, the employee benefits industry’s first technology-enabled pharmacy benefits optimizer (PBO), announced Thad Kwiatkowski has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO). A senior-level executive with more than 20 years of finance, administrative and accounting experience in a variety of industries, including healthcare, Kwiatkowski’s financial acumen and strategic leadership expertise will further accelerate the company’s strategic initiatives and support its long-term growth.

“RxBenefits continues to rapidly scale as a result of our unique ability to deliver client-aligned, PBM-agnostic solutions that meet self-insured employers ever-increasing need to offer an affordable, robust pharmacy benefit, and thus we’re excited to welcome a seasoned executive like Thad to help lead our organization,” said Chief Executive Officer Wendy Barnes. “Having applied his financial leadership expertise to fuel the success of several reputable healthcare brands, Thad brings a developed understanding of what it takes to guide and support companies through high growth while maintaining a reputation for excellence in our industry.”

A self-described servant leader, Kwiatkowski most recently served as CFO at Advanced Medical Pricing Solutions (AMPS), a leader in healthcare cost containment. While there, he guided the company’s strategic planning and M&A strategy, also overseeing a cross-department global team. Prior to AMPS, he delivered financial and business insight and analysis to drive growth at Atlanta-based Cotiviti, a healthcare analytics company.

In his role as CFO at RxBenefits, Kwiatkowski will nourish RxBenefits’ best-in-class culture, utilizing his vast experience to transform existing financial and operational data into business decisions that will further fuel the company’s growth.

“After following RxBenefits’ inspiring story for years, I am honored to not only be a part of this amazing team, but to have the opportunity to serve in a way that allows me to support the entire organization as an advisor and business partner,” said Kwiatkowski. “I look forward to tackling tough challenges alongside this talented team and to helping guide and enhance the way our team approaches business decisions. RxBenefits’ commitment to its channel partners, employer clients, and the members it serves is unparalleled in the industry, and I’m excited to work alongside this passionate team to further enrich and protect member health and safety, while maintaining an affordable benefit.”

With Kwiatkowski’s hire, current President and Chief Financial Officer, Robert Gamble will complete his planned executive transition to President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). With 19 years of executive experience at growing healthcare companies, six of which have been at RxBenefits, Gamble will be responsible for company strategy, product development, and information technology in the newly created COO role.

RxBenefits continues its record of strong growth in the pharmacy benefits industry. The company employs more than 800 people, serves more than 3-million members, and manages more than $3 billion in annual pharmacy spend. Looking ahead to 2023, the company plans to bring additional innovative solutions and products to market that help self-funded employers save significant dollars on pharmacy benefits, lower their risk of catastrophic specialty claims, and provide a world-class benefits experience, irrespective of plan size.

For more information on Kwiatkowski, RxBenefits’ leadership team and the company’s offerings, visit http://www.rxbenefits.com.

About RxBenefits
RxBenefits is a technology-enabled pharmacy benefits optimizer (PBO) with more than 800 pharmacy pricing, data, and clinical experts working together to deliver prescription benefit savings to employee benefit consultants and their self-insured clients. With more than 3 million members, RxBenefits brings market-leading purchasing power, independent clinical solutions, and high-touch service to its customers – ensuring that all plan sponsors, regardless of size, can provide an affordable and valuable pharmacy benefit plan to their employees. The company is headquartered in Birmingham, AL with a second office in Towsend, Maryland. For more details, visit http://www.rxbenefits.com or follow the company on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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