Aaron Wiese



Aaron Wiese began his career at Hy-Vee in 1993 while in school. After graduating college, he was named operations manager at Hy-Vee Care. In 2012, he joined Hy-Vee’s executive staff as director, real estate strategic planning, and in 2013 became director, health/wellness strategic planning.

In 2014, Wiese was promoted to assistant vice president, specialty pharmacy, and then vice president, business development, at Amber Specialty Pharmacy. In 2015, he was selected as assistant vice president, Hy-Vee and chief operating officer, Amber Specialty Pharmacy. In early 2016, he became assistant vice president, Hy-Vee/president, Amber Specialty Pharmacy. He was named vice president, strategy/innovation, and then he served as vice president, health and wellness strategy in 2017. Later that year, Wiese was named vice president, HealthMarkets, health and wellness strategy. In 2019, he was promoted to vice president, Hy-Vee, Inc., and president, Amber Specialty Pharmacy, and then senior vice president, Hy-Vee, Inc., and president, Amber Specialty Pharmacy.

Wiese was named chief strategy officer, Hy-Vee, Inc., and president, Amber Specialty Pharmacy in 2020. Later that year, he added chief health officer to his title to make him senior vice president, chief health officer, Hy-Vee, Inc., President, Amber Specialty Pharmacy. He was promoted to the executive vice president level in 2020, and to president, digital growth and co-chief operating officer, Hy-Vee, Inc., in 2021. Later in 2021, he was named president, subsidiaries/supply chain. In 2022, he was named president, Hy-Vee, Inc.

Wiese is a leader in the health care and retail industry through his service on the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative and Iowa Healthiest State Initiative board of directors; and as previous board member for the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy, the Food Marketing Institute Health and Wellness Council; and as a National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation board member.