36 payer CEO moves in 2022

These are 36 payer CEO moves reported by Becker's in 2022:

  1. Friday Health Plans named former Humana group and specialty benefits segment president Beth Bierbower as CEO, effective Dec. 2.

  2. BeWellnm, New Mexico's health insurance exchange named Bruce Gilbert as CEO, Albuquerque Business First reported Nov. 11.

  3. Aspirus Health Plan in Wausau, Wis. named Kyle Brua as president, effective Nov. 7.

  4. MHS Health Wisconsin named Titus Muzi Jr. as president and CEO Nov. 7.

  5. Alameda Alliance for Health said Nov. 3 its CEO, Scott Coffin, is retiring, effective May 31, 2023.

  6. Meridian of Michigan, a Centene subsidiary, named Patricia Graham as CEO Oct. 27.

  7. UnitedHealthcare named Steve Cain as CEO of its California market in October.

  8. Children's Wisconsin in Milwaukee promoted Mark Rakowski to president of its insurance division, Chorus Community Health Plans, on Oct. 10.

  9. Sonder Health, a Georgia health plan provider, named Suzanna Roberts CEO on Oct. 4.

  10. Anthem BCBS Virginia President Jeff Ricketts retired in September after nearly 40 years with the company. No replacement has been named.

  11. CareSource named David Donohue CEO of the Arkansas market Sept. 26, where he will lead PASSE, the company's value-based delivery program for Medicaid patients.

  12. Delaware First Health, a Centene subsidiary, selected Bill Wilson to serve as plan president and CEO Sept. 26.

  13. Essence Healthcare, the Medicare Advantage subsidiary of St. Louis-based Lumeris, named Umar Farooq as president Sept. 20.

  14. Hometown Health, a part of Reno, Nev.-based Renown Health, named Bethany Sexton CEO, effective Sept. 12.

  15. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts named Sarah Iselin CEO Aug. 30. Ms. Iselin began at the company Dec. 5 before and will assume her new role Jan. 1.

  16. Health Alliance Medical Plans, a part of Urbana, Ill.-based Carle Health, named its COO, Sinead Rice Madigan, as president and CEO Aug. 17.

  17. Sentara Health Plans named Colin Drozdowski president Aug 17. Former President and CEO Dennis Matheis became president and CEO of Sentara Healthcare.

  18. Clover Health said Aug. 8 that President Andrew Toy will take over as CEO Jan. 1, 2023 as founder Vivek Garipalli departs from the position.

  19. Medical Mutual of Ohio named former Cleveland Clinic CFO Steven Glass as president and CEO, effective Aug. 1.

  20. Magellan Health appointed Derrick Duke as CEO July 7, succeeding former CEO Ken Fasola. The position is a part of Centene's CEO office.

  21. BCBS South Carolina named Michael Mizeur as president and CEO July 1.

  22. Molina Healthcare of New Mexico named Carolyn Ingram as plan president June 30.

  23. Former Independence Health Group President and CEO Daniel Hilferty founded a strategic advisory firm, Dune View Strategies, June 28.

  24. PacificSource Health Plans said June 24 that President and CEO Ken Provencher will retire March 31, 2023 after leading the company for 21 years.

  25. UnitedHealthcare promoted Gloria Sargent to CEO of commercial operations in Missouri and Central and Southern Illinois, the Alton Telegraph reported June 9.

  26. Home State Health, a Centene Medicaid subsidiary, named Jeff Johnston plan president and CEO, effective May 31.

  27. Bright Health Group named Michael Carson CEO of Bright HealthCare and Jeff Cook CEO of the value-based line NeueHealth May 17.

  28. Clover Health appointed Aric Sharp as CEO of value-based care May 9.

  29. BCBS Oklahoma named vice president Stephania Grober as president of the organization, effective May 1

  30. BCBS Illinois named Stephen Harris president March 31.

  31. Anthem BCBS New Hampshire named Maria Proulx president, effective March 14. 

  32. Allina Health | Aetna named its Chief Medical Officer Robert Wieland, MD, as CEO on March 24.

  33. WellCare of Kentucky, a Centene subsidiary, named Corey Ewing CEO, effective Feb. 14.

  34. Colorado Access, the state's largest Medicaid plan, named Annie Lee as president and CEO, effective Feb. 14.

  35. Covered California, the state's ACA marketplace, named Jessica Altman CEO in January.

  36. SelectHealth, the insurance arm of Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare, named Ed Castledine as Idaho market president Jan. 21.

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