Health Net, Inc. today announced that Andy Ortiz has been named senior vice president, Organization Effectiveness and chief people officer, effective June 29, 2015.
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Health Net, Inc. has hired Andy Ortiz as senior vice president, Organization Effectiveness and chief people officer. (Photo: Business Wire)
“Andy was a valued member of our leadership team from 2002 to 2008, and we are delighted to welcome him back to Health Net,” said Jay Gellert, president and chief executive officer of Health Net. “Andy will be instrumental in helping us continue focusing on the development of our associates and making Health Net a great place to work.”
Most recently, Ortiz was chief human resources officer at Western Dental Services/Brident, where he led all aspects of human resources, including workforce planning, recruitment, compensation and benefits, performance management, employee relations and engagement, change management, and employee and leadership development.
Ortiz received a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Woodbury University and a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from California State University, Fullerton. He holds a certified executive coach certificate from the Hudson Institute of Coaching and he is a member of the International Coaching Federation.
Ortiz will succeed Karin Mayhew, who is retiring after 16 years at Health Net.
“Karin’s positive impact on Health Net is enormous,” said Gellert. “We are deeply indebted to her for helping us successfully navigate a period of tremendous change in the world of health plans.”
About Health Net
Health Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT) is a publicly traded managed care organization that delivers managed health care services through health plans and government-sponsored managed care plans. Its mission is to help people be healthy, secure and comfortable. Health Net provides and administers health benefits to approximately 6.0 million individuals across the country through group, individual, Medicare (including the Medicare prescription drug benefit commonly referred to as “Part D”), Medicaid, dual eligible, U.S. Department of Defense, including TRICARE, and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs programs. Health Net also offers behavioral health, substance abuse and employee assistance programs, and managed health care products related to prescription drugs.
For more information on Health Net, Inc., please visit Health Net’s website at www.healthnet.com.
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