From regional CEOs to its chief growth officer, these are 14 top executives that have recently departed from UnitedHealth Group and its subsidiaries.
Editor's note: this article was updated Nov. 30 and will continue to be updated in 2023. Click here for a list of top execs that have recently left Optum.
- The former director of strategic partnerships at UnitedHealthcare, William Teague, joined medication engagement company Scene Health as VP of population health and health plan strategy in October.
- The former CEO of UnitedHealthcare's west region and local markets, Beth Soberg, retired in October.
- The former chief medical officer for UnitedHealthcare's Medicaid plan in California, Jennifer Nuovo, MD, was tapped for the same position at Blue Shield of California's Medicaid plan in October.
- The former CFO for UnitedHealth Group's national accounts division, Ruby Kam, was named CFO at BCBS Massachusetts in October.
- The former chief growth officer for employer and individual plans at UnitedHealthcare, Brandon Cuevas, was named an EVP at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan in October.
- The former CEO for UnitedHealthcare's vision and specialty benefits, John Ryan, left the company in September.
- The former chief experience officer at UnitedHealth Group, David Shapiro, left the company in August after 17 years to join Press Ganey as its general manager and SVP of member experience.
- The former VP of advocacy product and innovation for UnitedHealthcare's employer and individual segments, Regina Pitstick, was named SVP at Aptihealth in July, a behavioral health provider.
- The former chief growth officer and CEO of individual and family plans at UnitedHealthcare, Philip Kaufman, left the company in June and was named CEO of complex care provider Sevita.
- The former COO of UnitedHealthcare's Medicaid plan in Kansas, Jon Hamdorf, PhD, was named market president at UCare in June.
- The former VP of sales in multiple UnitedHealthcare markets, Todd Macaluso, was named chief growth officer at Medicare Advantage company Alignment Health in June.
- The former CEO of UnitedHealthcare's Medicare and retirement plans, Gregg Kunemund, was named COO at Gold Kidney Health Plan in May.
- The former CEO of UnitedHealthcare's Medicaid plan in Washington state, Genevieve Caruncho-Simpson, was named chief transformation and innovation officer at Community Health Plan of Washington in March.
- The former lead for mergers and acquisitions at UnitedHealthcare, James Bedard, was named CFO at specialty insurer RVI Group in December.