Chief Financial Officer of Centene Corporation


Drew Asher headshot - Centene Chief Financial Officer.Drew Asher, Chief Financial Officer of Centene Corporation

Drew Asher serves as Chief Financial Officer for Centene Corporation. Asher’s responsibilities include overseeing Centene’s Accounting, Treasury, Capital Markets, Tax, Actuarial Services, Health Economics, Financial Planning, Investor Relations, and Procurement. He has held this position since May 2021.

Asher joined Centene in January 2020 conjunction with the company’s acquisition of WellCare, where he served as Executive Vice President, Specialty. Prior to that, Asher served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of WellCare Health Plans.

Prior to joining WellCare, Asher was the Chief Financial Officer of Aetna’s local and regional businesses, a position he held since May 2013 when his former employer, Coventry Health Care, was acquired by Aetna. He was with Coventry for 15 years, most recently as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance. He started his career with Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he spent five years as an auditor and accountant serving clients, including managed care.

Asher holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Florida and a master’s in taxation from the University of Central Florida.