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 an evolving healthcare landscape. 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 Executive Vice President and President of Pharma & Global Market Access at Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. from 2015 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 2009, 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 global experience with payers, pharmaceutical companies, specialty and retail pharmacies and wholesalers with responsibility for generic and branded procurement and inventory management, as well as pricing, reimbursement, specialty pharmacy and health care strategies. He and his team led the joint venture between Walgreens and Alliance Boots based in Bern, Switzerland, and were key drivers of the merger surpassing aggressive synergy targets.
Jeffrey Berkowitz is independent director of Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Esperion Therapeutics, Inc., and since April 2019 Jeffrey is also a member of the Board of Directors of Zealand Pharma A/S.