Navigation Links
Blue Shield of California Names Two New Senior Vice Presidents
Date:3/23/2009

SAN FRANCISCO, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Shield of California announced two additions to its senior management team on Tuesday, promoting Rob Geyer and Janet Widmann to senior vice president. The promotions are an extension of previous changes announced by chairman and CEO Bruce Bodaken earlier this year, when Paul Markovich was promoted to chief operating officer.

Geyer, previously vice president of customer service & claims, was named senior vice president of customer operations. He is now responsible for the entire customer operations group, including customer service, claims, installation & membership, and operations finance. Geyer will report to Bodaken.

Widmann, previously vice president of CalPERS, Labor, Public and Strategic Accounts, will now be senior vice president responsible for her previous portfolio as well as all product development for mid-size and large business groups. She will continue to report to Paul Markovich.

"I am very pleased to add Rob and Janet to our senior leadership team," said Bodaken. "The promotions are great examples of the depth of our leadership team. They will help us continue to deliver high quality healthcare coverage to Californians," said Bodaken.

Geyer joined Blue Shield in 1995, and during his fourteen years with the company, he has served in a variety of leadership roles. Prior to joining Blue Shield, he worked for FHP, Inc., a mixed model HMO based in Southern California, in the areas of provider relations and healthcare delivery operations. Geyer received his bachelor's degree from the University of California at Davis and a master's degree in business administration from Pepperdine University.

In her six years with Blue Shield, Widmann played a key role in managing the CalPERS account and has significantly increased Blue Shield's labor, public sector and large private sector business, adding more than 300,000 new members in the past three years. She holds a B.S. degree in Health Administration from California State University, Northridge and an M.S. in Health Administration from the University of Southern California.

About Blue Shield

Blue Shield of California, an independent member of the Blue Shield Association, is a not-for-profit health plan dedicated to providing Californians with access to high quality care at a reasonable price. Founded in 1939, it now has 3.4 million members, 4,700 employees, one of the largest provider networks and more than 20 office locations, providing a wide range of commercial and government products throughout the state. The company has contributed $100 million over the past three years to the Blue Shield of California Foundation to fund nonprofit organizations that improve access to quality health care in California. Contact your local agent or broker for more information about Blue Shield products and services, or visit the Blue Shield web site at www.blueshieldca.com.

    CONTACT:
    Erica Perng
    Media Relations Consultant
    (415) 229-6171 erica.perng@blueshieldca.com



'/>"/>
SOURCE Blue Shield of California
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida in DiversityIncs Top 50 Companies for Diversity for Seventh Consecutive Year
2. Statement by Bruce Bodaken, Chairman & CEO, Blue Shield of California, Regarding President Obamas Healthcare Summit
3. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut Launches Innovative New Program for Cities and Towns
4. Zix Corporation and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expand the Industrys Largest e-Prescribing Program
5. Heyltex Corporation to Become Exclusive Distributor of ThyroShield(R)
6. Hormones May Help Shield Women from Parkinsons
7. Social Class, Gender Wont Shield Smokers from Harm
8. Phreesia Secures $11.6M Series C Funding Led by BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners and Sandbox Industries
9. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada and its Foundation Commit Over $340,000 to Nevada Nonprofits in 2008
10. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Colorado and its Foundation Commit $1.6 Million in 2008
11. MinuteClinic Becomes Participating Provider With Preferred Blue Network of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal trainer is helping to develop a ... fitness app plans to fix the two major problems leading the fitness industry today:, ... type program , They don’t eliminate all the reasons people quit their exercise ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can now turn to ... Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey brings specialization to ... fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under the direction of ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... First Choice Emergency Room , the largest network of ... Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. , “We are pleased to ... said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and ... their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. , The Wellness at Work Awards took ... the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one of 42 businesses to receive ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer from a complex set ... drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid this pain and suffering, ... traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range of emotions, from depression, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)...   Bay Area Lyme Foundation , collaborating ... for Tick Borne Illness , Harvard Medical School ... Medicine, University of California, Berkeley, and the Veterans ... finalists of Lyme Innovation , the first ... scientists, clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors from several ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Research and Markets has ... 2015-2025: Applications, Technologies, Forecasts" report to their ... Electronics, Smart Skin, Structural Health Monitoring, Composite Smart ... electronics involves electronic and/or electrical components and circuits ... structures such as vehicle bodies or conformally placed ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: DHRM ) ... medical devices and wearable sleep respiratory products in ... with Hongyuan Supply Chain Management Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred ... to develop Dehaier,s new Internet medical technology business. ... Hongyuan Supply Chain,s sales platform to reach Dehaier,s dealers ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: