Corizon names new president and COO of Pharmacorr

CORIZON NAMES NEW PRESIDENT AND COO OF PHARMACORRBRENTWOOD, Tenn. (September 13, 2012)—Corizon, the nation’s leader in correctional healthcare solutions, has named Chuck Jones the new President and COO of PharmaCorr, the company’s pharmacy affiliate, effective Aug. 1, 2012. Jones replaced Reed Heflin, who retired from the post in July.

In his new role, Jones is responsible for the organizational performance, operational insight and leadership of all PharmaCorr staff.

“I’m very pleased that Chuck has taken the lead role in PharmaCorr,” said Stuart Campbell, President and COO of Corizon. “He came to Corizon with outstanding experience in pharmacy, purchasing and contracting, and undoubtedly has the drive and enthusiasm to move the company forward. His attributes will contribute significantly to his success in this new role.”

Jones joined Corizon in April 2011 as a Senior Fast Track Manager and was promoted to Vice President of Operations five months later. Prior to that, he spent 16 years with Wal-Mart, holding a number of positions including Pharmacy Regional Manager, Pharmacy Operations Coordinator and Market Manager of Store Operations. Jones holds a bachelor of science in pharmacy from the University of Oklahoma.

“Since joining Corizon, I have been blessed to experience the great teamwork and partnership that exists within this company,” said Jones. “The PharmaCorr team works hard every day delivering exceptional, cost-effective pharmacy services to our clients and our operations teams across the country. It is my honor to lead this great team.”

PharmaCorr is Corizon’s pharmacy affiliate and fills an average of 22,000 prescriptions per day. It is one of the largest correctional pharmacy providers in the nation serving only the correctional industry. Heflin designed, built and implemented the PharmaCorr program in 1996 and has served correctional clients since that time. Jones will be his first successor.

About Corizon
Corizon provides quality healthcare services at over 422 correctional facilities across the country serving approximately 345,600 inmates in 29 states. With its corporate headquarters in Brentwood, Tenn., and the operational headquarters in St. Louis, Mo., Corizon is the leading provider of correctional healthcare services in the United States, delivering a wide range of healthcare and pharmacy programs to government agencies for the medical care of inmates. For more information, please visit www.corizonhealth.com.

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