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LDI Welcomes Albert Thigpen as Chief Operations Officer

A thought-leading healthcare executive, Albert brings a track record of success to LDI

(St. Louis, MO. August 17, 2017) LDI Integrated Pharmacy Services is pleased to announce Albert Thigpen has joined the company as Chief Operations Officer. In this role, Albert will develop and deploy disruptive and differentiated products and services that empower clients with actionable data insights and engage plan members with tools and information to take charge of their health.

Len Dino, Chief Executive Officer of LDI, said "We are excited to welcome Albert to the LDI executive team. Albert brings an incredible skillset that will improve our processes, strengthen our pharmacy operations and inspire the entire company. Albert is steeped in knowledge about all aspects of pharmacy benefits management and is an outstanding addition to our team.”

“LDI has built a reputation for taking great care of clients and plan members,” said Albert. “We will build on this 50-year legacy as we enhance PBM, mail order, and specialty pharmacy operations across LDI, leveraging experienced people and actionable technology in innovative ways to drive transformational improvements in how pharmacy care is delivered.”

Albert is well-known throughout the industry with 20+ years of experience within pharmacy benefit management, retail pharmacy, integrated delivery models, and managed care organizations. He brings a strong track record of delivering tangible shareholder value and operating results through forward-looking strategic development, passionate leadership and direction, extensive merger and acquisition expertise, and repeated success in operational excellence.

Albert recently served as SVP of Industry Relations and Supply Chain Management at Catamaran, where he was a key contributor to the growth and success of Catamaran, a $17 billion corporation acquired in 2015 by OptumRx. Prior to that, Albert held leadership positions at CVS Caremark, HealthNet, Kaiser Foundation Health Plans, and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He is a licensed pharmacist and an esteemed graduate of the University of Toledo (UT). 

About LDI Integrated Pharmacy Services
Founded in 1967 by pharmacists, LDI Integrated Pharmacy Services provides pharmacy benefits management for health insurers, third party administrators and a variety of self-insured organizations. Today we are a trusted partner to hundreds of payers looking for proven ways to manage their pharmacy drug benefit. Our clients take advantage of our specialty and mail order pharmacies, retail network and a comprehensive set of clinical programs that provide high-touch support to plan members to help them achieve their treatment goals. For more information, please visit www.ldirx.com.