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Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Vermont Announces Appointments To Senior Executive Posts

October 16, 2012

BERLIN – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) today announced that Ruth K. Greene has joined the state’s largest health insurer as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Daniel Galdenzi has been promoted to Vice President, Business Technology and CIO.

A native Vermonter, Ms. Greene is a 1983 graduate of the University of Vermont and spent the last 26 years at UNUM Corporation, a Fortune 500 company and leading provider of employee benefits, where she held multiple positions both in the US and abroad. Most recently, she served as vice president and Chief Financial Officer for Global Business Technology, a division of UNUM based in Portland, Maine.

“I’m very pleased to welcome Ruth to BCBSVT and back to Vermont,” remarked Don George, President and CEO. “Her experience and knowledge of finance and employee benefits will be of great value as we meet our commitments to the health of all Vermonters, outstanding member experiences, and responsible cost management.”

Mr. Galdenzi joined BCBSVT in 2010 as the Corporate Director of IT.  Prior to joining BCBSVT, he served in senior IT management positions for several privately held and public companies in the health insurance field. Most recently, he was Vice President of IT at WellCare Health Plans, Inc., a company providing managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, focusing on Medicaid and Medicare. He is a graduate of Central Connecticut State University.

“The rapidly changing health care field will depend heavily on information technology to provide the data and information necessary to meet the needs of our customers, providers and regulators,” noted Don George. “Dan has the knowledge and leadership skills to successfully meet this challenge.”  

About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is the state’s oldest and largest health insurer, providing coverage for about 180,000 Vermonters. It employs about 340 Vermonters at its headquarters in Berlin and branch office in South Burlington, and offers group and individual health plans. More information about Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is available on the Internet at www.bcbsvt.com. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is an independent corporation operating under a license with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans.

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association is a national federation of 37 independent, community-based and locally-operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies that collectively provide healthcare coverage for more than 103 million members – one-in-three Americans.  For more information on the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and its member companies, please visit bcbs.com. We encourage you to connect with us on Facebook, check out our videos on YouTube, follow us on Twitter and check out The BCBS Blog, for up-to-date information about BCBSA.