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Humana Appoints New Regional CEO and Dallas-Fort Worth Market President


Tuesday, July 15, 2008 8:00 am EDT



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DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Two members of Humana Inc.s (NYSE: HUM) Dallas-Fort Worth leadership team have been promoted to new roles with the health-benefits company.

Ken Malcolmson, most recently president of Humanas Dallas-Fort Worth commercial market operations, has been appointed to the newly created position of chief executive officer of Humanas West Central Region. In this new role, Malcolmson will lead the development and management of Humanas medical and voluntary benefit products sold to employers in Texas, Colorado and Utah.

Celina Burns, most recently Humanas vice president of network development in North Texas, has been named president of the companys Dallas-Fort Worth commercial market operations, taking over Malcolmsons previous responsibilities. Burns will be responsible for the overall management and strategic planning for Humanas commercial health-benefit products sold to employer groups in and near the Metroplex.

As local industry veterans, Ken and Celina have been invaluable to Humana as we have grown our business in North Texas, said Bill Tait, vice president of sales and market operations for Humana. In their new roles, Ken and Celina will continue to position Humana as a top-of-mind choice for employers and brokers looking for cutting-edge health-benefit products and solutions.

Malcolmson, a graduate of Southern Methodist University, has 34 years experience in the health-benefits industry. He is involved in numerous community activities and has held board positions with the March of Dimes, SMU Alumni Association, Southwest Benefits Association and The American Benefits Council. He also serves as an elder with the First Presbyterian Church of Dallas.

Burns, a graduate of Texas State University, is a board member of the Health Industry Council. She also serves on the advisory board of the North Texas Womens Health Alliance and is a member of both the Dallas Forth Worth Business Group on Health and the North Dallas Business Chamber.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the nations largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies, with approximately 11.4 million medical members. Humana is a full-service benefits solutions company, offering a wide array of health and supplementary benefit plans for employer groups, government programs and individuals.

Over its 47-year history, Humana has consistently seized opportunities to meet changing customer needs. Today, the company is a leader in consumer engagement, providing guidance that leads to lower costs and a better health plan experience throughout its diversified customer portfolio.

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Anna Hobbs-Little, 972-643-1723
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