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Humana Expresses Sympathy on Passing of Board Member James O. Robbins


Thursday, October 11, 2007 1:49 pm EDT



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LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), today mourns the death of James O. Robbins, a member of Humanas board of directors. Mr. Robbins died Wednesday after a battle with cancer. Robbins, a former president and chief executive officer of Cox Communications, joined the Humana board in August 2005.

Jims passing leaves us at Humana with a great sense of sadness. Having him on our board these past two years allowed us to know and appreciate his warmth, character and dedication, all of which will be greatly missed, said David Jones, Jr., chairman of Humanas board of directors. During the short time we knew Jim we benefited greatly from his knowledge and insight. Our heartfelt sympathies are extended to his family.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the nations largest publicly traded health benefits companies, with approximately 11.3 million medical members. Humana offers a diversified portfolio of health insurance products and related services through traditional and consumer-choice plans to employer groups, government-sponsored plans, and individuals.

Over its 46-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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