Jeffrey Berkowitz, Juris Doctor and BA in Political Science, was born on 9 January 1966 and is a US citizen. He was nominated for election to the H. Lundbeck A/S’ Board of Directors at the 2018 annual general meeting and is a member of the Scientific Committee and since March 2019 a member of the Remuneration & Nomination Committee.
Jeffrey Berkowitz is currently the CEO of Real Endpoints, a leader in the development and implementation of proprietary tools to strengthen market access for biopharmaceutical companies. Prior to this, Jeffrey Berkowitz has recently served as an Executive Vice President of UnitedHealth Group (UNH), and CEO of their Optum International subsidiary since 2016. He served as an Executive Committee member and President of Pharma & Global Market Access at Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. from 2014 and served first as Senior Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development and Market Access of Walgreen Co, then as President of Walgreens Boots Alliance Development in the period 2010 to 2015. From 1998 to 2010, he held a variety of positions with increasing responsibility in market access, sales and marketing with Schering-Plough prior to its acquisition by Merck in 2009. Prior to joining Schering-Plough, Jeffrey Berkowitz was a health care attorney for the international law firm Proskauer, LLP in New York and Washington, D.C.
Jeffrey Berkowitz’s special qualifications for serving on H. Lundbeck A/S’ Board of Directors include proven results and global experience with payers, pharmaceutical companies, specialty and retail pharmacies and drug distributors with deep experience in generic and branded procurement and inventory management, as well as pricing, reimbursement, specialty pharmacy distribution and health care strategies. He is a sought after thought leader and speaker in the area of pharmaceutical market access and reimbursement and has extensive public board and committee experience.
Jeffrey Berkowitz is an independent director of Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (ESPR), and a member of the Board of Directors of Zealand Pharma A/S (ZEAL) and Uniphar PLC (UPR).