Navigation Links
Carlson Executive Joins Blue Cross Board of Trustees
Date:1/22/2008

EAGAN, Minn., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Porter, executive vice president of human resources for Carlson, has been elected to the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) board of trustees. Blue Cross operates under the guidance of the board which oversees the organization's work as a nonprofit health service plan corporation.

Porter joined Carlson in April 2003 as senior vice president of human resources and was promoted to his current position in April 2005.

Prior to working for Carlson, he was the senior vice president and chief administrative officer of Honeywell International. In his 21-year career at Honeywell, Porter rose from the role of human resources recruiter in the company's defense division to senior vice president and chief administrative officer, one of six senior officers who reported to the chairman and chief executive officer of the $25 billion corporation.

"Jim's extensive experience in human resources, information technology, e- business, communications, and community relations makes him a very valuable addition to our board of trustees," said Mark W. Banks, M.D., CEO of Blue Cross. "In particular, his knowledge of health care from a human resources perspective will add a positive dynamic to our board."

Prior to joining Honeywell, Porter served in a variety of positions with The Trane Company in LaCrosse Wisconsin, Hoechst-Roussel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in Somerville, New Jersey, and ELBA Corporation in Denver, Colorado.

Porter is a graduate of Northwest Missouri State University and a longtime resident of the Minnesota community.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, with headquarters in the St. Paul suburb of Eagan, was chartered in 1933 as Minnesota's first health plan and continues to carry out its charter mission today: to promote a wider, more economical and timely availability of health services for the people of Minnesota. A nonprofit, taxable organization, Blue Cross is the largest health plan based in Minnesota, covering 2.9 million members in Minnesota and nationally through its health plans or plans administered by its affiliated companies. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, headquartered in Chicago. http://www.bluecrossmn.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. ResMed Names Kieran Gallahue as Chief Executive Officer, Effective January 1, 2008.
2. Align Technology Executive to Present at Upcoming Financial Conferences
3. Mediware Names Thomas K. Mann Chief Executive Officer
4. PRA International Adds Dr. Susan Stansfield as Executive Vice President
5. STERIS Corporation Board of Directors Names Walter M. Rosebrough Jr. President and Chief Executive Officer
6. Karen Vigil Named Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Blue Shield of Californias Individual, Small Group, and Government Business Unit
7. Crystal Research Associates, LLC Issues Executive Informational Overview(R) (EIO(R)) on Tapestry Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
8. Business Executives Discuss National Health Care Reform at Conference Sponsored by The Century Foundation, with Support from The Commonwealth Fund, and AARP
9. Response Biomedical appoints S. Wayne Kay Chief Executive Officer
10. Frances Decker Named Mid-Atlantic Region Sales Executive for AllOne Health Management Solutions
11. Largest Privately-Owned Veterinary Practice in the World, Banfield, the Pet Hospital(R), Appoints New Chief Executive Officer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/6/2016)... ... February 06, 2016 , ... FOR INFORMATION: ... AORN SURGICAL CONFERENCE & EXPO , WHAT:     , This conference is the ... perioperative nurses in attendance to study the latest evidence-based recommendations and resources ...
(Date:2/6/2016)... ... February 06, 2016 , ... Research has shown ... to reduce the frequency and level of relapse. , At the ... and Purpose,” will explore the critical tasks of the recovery phase and beyond ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... , ... February 05, 2016 , ... Today, the Whole-Food ... announced that the much-anticipated feature with author Jahnavi Foster, specialist in healthy vegetarian cuisine, ... Network. , Each week, on his weekly Whole-Food Warrior TV show, Frank Davis highlights ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... announce the addition of micro-needling services in their Napa Valley office. The technique ... of Plastic Surgery Associates, Dr. Canales and Dr. Furnas, are part of only ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... The ... funding innovative lymphoma research and serving the lymphoma community through a comprehensive series ... again host, Swirl, A Wine Tasting Event at the La Gorce Country Club ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/5/2016)... SAN DIEGO , Feb. 5, 2016 Aethlon ... Jim Joyce , Chairman and CEO, will be presenting at ... New York, NY at 2:15 p.m. ... participate in an Immunotherapy Panel discussion taking place at 3:15 ... available for replay approximately one hour after the conclusion of ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... February 5, 2016 --> ... report states that the global active pharmaceuticals ingredients (APIs) ... predicted to reach US$185.9 bn by 2020. It is ... 2014 to 2020. The title of the report is ... by Geography, and by Therapeutic Area) - Global Industry ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... 5, 2016  Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and ... announced underwritten secondary offering of 11,027,558 shares of its ... affiliates of Blackstone and Goldman Sachs.  The shares are ... of $96.45 per share. The selling stockholders will receive ... Biomet nor any of its directors, officers or other ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: