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Humana Names Louisiana Commercial Market President

Rhonda Bagby brings 18 years of insurance industry experience to statewide role


Monday, December 20, 2010 10:00 am EST



Public Company Information:

"In her interim role, Rhonda proved herself to be an outstanding market leader for Humana in Louisiana"

NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has named Rhonda Bagby president of its Louisiana commercial operations.

As Humana’s senior commercial executive for Louisiana, based in New Orleans, Bagby is responsible for the state’s overall commercial operations, including medical and specialty benefits. She reports to Humana’s southeast commercial operations CEO Craig Drablos.

Bagby has been with Humana since 2005, most recently as the company’s interim commercial president for Louisiana, and prior to that as the company’s southeast region chief financial officer, responsible for commercial plan oversight for Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee.

“In her interim role, Rhonda proved herself to be an outstanding market leader for Humana in Louisiana,” said Drablos “With all of the changes occurring in our industry, we are delighted to have someone with Rhonda’s extensive experience as we aim to grow our commercial operations in the state.”

Prior to joining Humana, Bagby held various positions with UnitedHealthcare, including a national role in medical economics in 2004-2005 and as chief financial officer of the Gulf States Region from 1999-2004.

Bagby, a resident of Madisonville, La., is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor and a Certified Financial Examiner in insurance.

She received her bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in business administration from Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies, with approximately 10.1 million medical members and approximately 7 million specialty-benefit members. Humana is a full-service benefits solutions company, offering a wide array of health and supplemental benefit plans for employer groups, government programs and individuals.

Over its 49-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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Humana Corporate Communications
Mitch Lubitz, 813-287-6180