Humana elects CEO as board chair
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted Sept. 6, 2010
Mike McCallister, chief executive officer of Humana since 2000, is now also chair of the board of directors, the company announced Aug. 26.
David A. Jones Jr., the former board chair, stepped down from the post but will remain a board member.
Other large health plans, notably UnitedHealth Group, have separated the role of top executive and chair. But WellPoint CEO Angela Braly also is president and chair of that firm's board, and Aetna's top executive, Ronald Williams, is CEO and chair.
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