Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> May 26, 2003

Gregory Scott – Pacificare Health Systems Inc (phsy)

GREGORY W. SCOTT joined PacifiCare Health Systems, Inc., as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in January 2001. As CFO, Mr. Scott oversees corporate finance, tax, accounting, treasury, actuarial, investor relations and procurement functions. Prior to joining PacifiCare, he was Chief Operating Officer and CFO of New York-based Medsite Inc., an Internet provider of products and services for physicians. While at Medsite, he recruited and led a senior management team that built from a $5 million company to more than $40 million in revenues while improving gross margins to more than 16%. He also led two significant acquisitions that broadened the company's product offerings and distribution capabilities. Mr. Scott has held various senior level positions in health care, including Senior Vice President and CFO of Prudential Insurance Company of America's HealthCare Group; Executive Vice President, CFO and Director of Prudential Securities Inc.; President, North Central Group, of the company's healthcare and employee benefit operations; Vice President and Treasurer of Prudential Insurance Co; and Senior Vice President of Prudential Capital Corp. Mr. Scott received his Bachelor's degree in Mathematical Economics from Colgate University and a Master's degree from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the Financial Executive Institute and the CFO Advisory Council and is a Chartered Life Underwriter. Profile
TWST: We'd like to begin with a brief historical sketch of

PacifiCare Health Systems, Inc. and an overview of the company as

it is now.

Mr. Scott: In fact, in about one month's time,