President of Highmark Health Plan Named

Tom Doran will assume the role of President, Highmark Health Plans. Tom has been with Highmark Health for over five years and in that time has served as president of HM Insurance Group and most recently as the chief operating officer for the Highmark Health Plans. In his new role, Tom will lead the nation's fourth-largest Blue Cross Blue Shield affiliate, responsible for approximately 6.8 million members.  Tom brings with him 20 years of leadership experience in the insurance industry. He has served as President of Medical Risk Managers (MRM), the largest Stop Loss MGU in the nation. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of MRM after gaining actuarial experience via Aetna, Hartford Life, and Aon Hewitt. The experience Tom brings with him coupled with his vast knowledge of the industry will allow him to excel in his new role. As President he will be accountable for the development and execution of the health plan's Commercial and Government business strategies and delivery of those objectives in the markets served by Highmark regionally and nationally.