Capital BlueCross, which offers its customers national resources from deep local roots, is the No. 1 health insurer in central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley, where it has been operating since the 1930s.
"This is a company with its foot on the gas pedal," said Mr. Lehr. "The Board and management are united in their enthusiastic focus on sustaining and growing Capital BlueCross' momentum, and helping our customers and members to navigate challenging economic times. These are the moments when leaders lead. This company is such a leader, and so that is what it will do."
(A biography of Mr. Lehr follows. Bios of Mr. Drnevich, Mr. Mead and Ms. Taylor can be found at http://www.capbluecross.com).
Capital BlueCross is an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
William Lehr, Jr. is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Capital BlueCross. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Capital BlueCross for 20 years, serving as its Chairman since 2004. During his tenure as Chairman, Capital BlueCross has grown to be the region's leading full service health insurer providing health security to close to one million Pennsylvanians.
Mr. Lehr previously served as Senior Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer of Hershey Foods Corporation. During his 28-year career with Hershey Foods, Mr. Lehr had a range of significant responsibilities including senior management, corporate governance, law, finance, human resources and public affairs. Mr. Lehr also served as the Lead Director of Hersha Hospitality Trust, a publicly traded real estate investment trust.
Mr. Lehr is a respected leader in the central Pennsylvania community
and has worked with and supported many of the region's leading nonprofit
|SOURCE Capital BlueCross|
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