Chief Commercial Officer
Benito Fernandez joined the PharMerica Specialty Solutions family, which includes Onco360 Oncology Pharmacy and CareMed Specialty Pharmacy, in 2012. He is responsible for the development, execution, and maintenance of the enterprise’s limited distribution and trade operations, which comprises contracting, program implementation, reporting, and account management. Under Benito’s leadership, the enterprise has experienced exponential growth in limited distribution products and patient support program offerings for patients and physicians.
Over the past few years, the enterprise has added more than 60 new specialty programs and LDD drugs to the portfolio, establishing new partnerships with both large and small pharma/biotech manufacturers. The current pipeline is more robust than it has been in the history of the company. In addition to increasing product access, Benito has driven revenue growth through our unique, market-differentiating fee-for-service programs, cutting-edge clinical programs, and industry-leading data and technology services.
Prior to joining the enterprise, Benito served in various progressively senior roles with Medco Health Solutions and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, supporting finance, data reporting, and analytics services. He brings to the company more than 15 years of health plan and pharmacy benefit management experience, with a track record of driving operational excellence by optimizing business processes, adapting to change, and challenging existing practices.
Benito holds an M.B.A. with a concentration in Risk Management from Saint Peters College, Jersey City, New Jersey.