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CPR Selects CVS Health and General Counsel Thomas Moriarty for 2021 Corporate Leadership Award

In light of the pandemic, CPR has postponed its annual Corporate Leadership Award event from the fall until June 3, 2021, and is delighted to honor CVS Health and its head legal officer at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York

New York – The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), a global non-profit organization that manages conflict to enable purpose, announced that CVS Health and Thomas Moriarty, Executive Vice President, Chief Policy and External Affairs Officer, and General Counsel, will be the recipients of its 2021 Corporate Leadership Award (CLA) for leadership in dispute prevention and resolution. 

Moriarty leads CVS Health’s external affairs programs, including the policy, government and public affairs, corporate communications, and legal and regulatory teams. 

"CVS Health has been a leader in ADR with strong workplace and other dispute resolution programs. The work it also has done in helping its customers navigate the pandemic is but another example of the company’s focused approach in addressing conflict and disruption so as to enable others to achieve their purpose. We are excited to celebrate these efforts and the leadership of Tom Moriarty at our marquee event,” said Allen Waxman, President & CEO of CPR.

“The thought leadership and insight that we have received from CPR over the years have been instrumental in helping us develop industry-leading programs on dispute prevention and resolution,” Moriarty said. “We appreciate this recognition and look forward to our continued collaboration with the CPR team in the future.”

Other recipients of CPR’s Corporate Leadership Award include AT&T, Amgen, ConocoPhillips, DuPont, Ernst & Young, FMC Technologies, Ford Motor Company, GlaxoSmithKline, General Electric, General Motors, Hewlett-Packard, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Pfizer, Royal Dutch Shell, United Technologies and 3M.

The award presentation will take place on June 3, 2021, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in NY. This annual dinner draws attendees representing businesses and their general counsel from Fortune 100 corporations, partners from leading law firms, and industry experts and scholars who come together to acknowledge the importance of dispute prevention and resolution. 

About CPR

Established in 1977, CPR is an independent nonprofit organization that helps prevent and resolve legal conflict more effectively and efficiently. It manages conflict to enable purpose.

The CPR Institute drives a global prevention and dispute resolution culture through the thought leadership of its diverse membership of top companies, law firms, lawyers, academics, and leading mediators and arbitrators around the world.  The Institute convenes best practice and industry-oriented committees and hosts global and regional meetings to share practices and develop innovative tools and resources. The Institute trains on dispute prevention and resolution, publishes a monthly journal on related topics, and advocates for supporting and expanding the capacity for dispute prevention and resolution globally. 

CPR Dispute Resolution harnesses the thought leadership and output of the Institute while providing independent ADR services – mediation, arbitration, early neutral evaluation, dispute resolution boards and others – through innovative and practical rules and procedures and through CPR’s Panel of Distinguished Neutrals.