Juan Ortiz is the General Manager of Navarro Discount Pharmacy, a division of CVS Health. He joined Navarro as its CFO in August 2008 having been specifically recruited to Navarro Discount Pharmacy for his ability to manage complex businesses and operations. He and his team stabilized sales and customer traffic, identified new revenue streams, increased profitability and reduced operating expenses by $10 million in a 24 month period. In recognition of these achievements, Juan was named CFO of the Year in the Turnaround category by the South Florida Business Journal in the first quarter of 2011. Juan was promoted to CEO of the Company in July of 2011. During his tenure as Navarro's CEO, Juan led the expansion of stores of the chain in South Florida; founded Navarro's wholesale division, Magellan; oversaw the start and rapid growth of Navarro's specialty pharmacy; directed the fast growing OTC Health Solutions, the Company's OTC benefits manager; launched Navarro's bilingual brand, "Vida Mia"; and guided the development of various innovative health and other services provided by the Company.
Juan is involved in community and trade organizations. Up until the acquisition of the Company by CVS Health in September 2014, Juan served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, the trade organization of traditional drug stores, supermarkets, and mass merchants with pharmacies from regional chains with four stores to national companies. In April 2013, Juan was elected Treasurer and Executive Committee member of NACDS. Up until September 2014, Juan was also a member of the Board of Directors of the Chain Drug Consortium, a consortium of regional chain drug stores in the U.S. He is also a member of the American and Florida Institutes of Certified Public Accountants, and serves a Trustee and Treasurer of the Board of Trustees for St. Thomas Episcopal Parish School. Juan is a graduate of Florida State University.
Juan started his career at Deloitte and served as the CFO for 11 years of Bell Microproducts Latin America, a computer hardware distributor. Prior to Navarro, Juan was CEO of Atlantic Dental, a dental benefits management company, from 2006-2008.