BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hooper Holmes (Amex: HH) today announced that Richard Whitbeck, Jr. has been appointed President of the Company's Portamedic division, the largest paramedical exam service in the life insurance industry, gathering health information to reduce underwriting risk, with wholly-owned branches and a network of thousands of examiners. He has also been elected an executive officer of Hooper Holmes, Inc.
Mr. Whitbeck has held senior executive positions in the insurance industry for more than 25 years. He has deep experience in the distribution of insurance products and services, including the management of broker organizations, as well as in operations, technology, and national sales.
Roy Bubbs, President and CEO of Hooper Holmes, commented, "Our insurance company customers expect Portamedic to set the standard for speed and accuracy and with Portamedic's vast network of medical professionals, finding the right person to lead this division was key. We believe that we have found that leader in Richard and we are excited about what he brings to Portamedic. We are confident that under Richard's leadership we will continue to see further improvements and growth."
Before joining Portamedic, Mr. Whitbeck was President of CJA &
Associates, a national actuarial consulting and marketing firm that
specializes in Health and Welfare Benefit Plans encompassing distribution,
third party administration, reinsurance, and software. Prior to that, he
was Senior Vice President, National Sales Manager, at AXA Equitable, Vice
President of Marketing for MONY, Second Vice President, Sales Support, at
John Hancock, and Director, Field Development and Automation at Aetna Life
Insurance & Annuity Co
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