RQ Global Pharma Strategies, LLC

Allen Dunehew is the founder and president of RQ Global Pharma Strategies, LLC, a pharma and supply chain consulting firm based in St. Louis County, Missouri.


Mr. Dunehew brings 40 years of healthcare experience in the pharmacy and medical supply chains, including over 15 years of group purchasing experience.  Allen has a well-defined track record of significant accomplishments, the unique ability to manage both the strategy and the detailed aspects of the deal as well as innovative solutions to business issues.  His experience spans all pharmacy classes of trade and organizational sizes with direct responsibility in excess of $35 billion in annual purchases and his market contacts are extensive.


Mr. Dunehew has presented at numerous managed care, supply chain and channel strategy meetings.  He has also written articles covering various aspects of the drug distribution and drug shortage areas.


  • BS Pharmacy   University of Rhode Island
  • MPA                   University of Maine


Work History:

  • President at Econdisc Contracting Solutions, LLC, a generic-focused GPO with $2.5 B annual volume
  • Chief Procurement Officer at Express Scripts, the largest US pharmacy benefit management company
  • Chief Contracting Officer at Amerinet, a national GPO
  • Senior Director of Managed Care Pharmacy at Premier Purchasing Partners, a national GPO
  • Director of Pharmacy and Materials Management at multiple health care institutions/systems
  • US Air Force Pharmacy Technician