Alex Jung

Managing Director - EY-Parthenon, Ernst & Young LLP

Alex Jung is a partner in Parthenon EY.   Prior to joining EY, she was the Senior Vice President leading Walgreens Corporate Strategy based in Deerfield, IL. Mrs. Jung has over 30 years of experience working on strategic growth and risk mitigation engagements.  She began her career with Arthur Andersen and after ten years moved into consulting with Mercer as the leader of the National Health Care Analysis Unit, helping to architect one of the first data analytics platforms.  She later became the Managing Director for the General Board of the United Methodist Church.  Alex returned to consulting to lead the health care practice at Aon Consulting and their significant growth into the number one consulting firm in the space after the acquisition of Hewitt Associates.   She is a regular speaker at events such as the California Governor’s Women’s Conference, World Healthcare Congress, Midwest Business Group on Health, Crain’s Annual Health Care Conference, the Benefits Management Expo, the Self Insurance Association of America, John Marshall Law School, and HRMAC where she serves as the Chair for the Total Rewards Interest Group.  She sits on the advisory board of the Michael Reese Health Trust and the Healthy Chicago initiative.  She is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Respiratory Health Association and Chair of the Health and Wellness Council of the City of Chicago’s Chamber of Commerce. Alex has worked globally with Fortune 500 companies and health systems and has developed and implemented large scale strategy, operations and financial projects.  She specializes in asset repurposing and value proposition development.  Her domain expertise in healthcare spans from hospital/clinic operations, IT and digital platforms, clinical intervention/wellness programs, benefit plan designs, commercialization strategy for new products and growth strategies including M&A. She has performed work on several large-scale transactions, mergers and acquisitions including the divestiture of Walgreen’s PBM, acquisition of AllianceBoots and other assets while at Walgreens. She also architected the health and wellness strategy for the company as part of the pharmacy transformation.

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