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Mark El-Tawil Named Division Leader for Humana’s West Region Medicare Division


Thursday, August 16, 2012 1:00 pm EDT



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"Humana’s Medicare operations in the West have been growing over the last several years. Mark’s prior experience in the Medicare space makes him the perfect candidate for this position"

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mark El-Tawil has assumed the role of Division Leader for Humana Inc.’s (NYSE: HUM) Medicare division in the West Region, which includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada.

In this role, El-Tawil is responsible for operational oversight of Humana’s Medicare HMO and PPO health plans, Medicare prescription drug plans, Medicare supplement policies, and private fee-for-service health plans offered to people eligible for Medicare in the West Region. Humana has approximately 495,000 Medicare members in the West Region.

El-Tawil joined Humana in July 2008 as President of the company’s Employer Group market operations in Arizona. Since May 2010, he has served as Chief Executive Officer for Humana’s West Region Employer Group division. Ken Malcolmson, who currently serves as Chief Executive Officer for Humana’s West Central Region, will expand his region to include the West Region. The combined region will be referred to as the West Region.

“Humana’s Medicare operations in the West have been growing over the last several years. Mark’s prior experience in the Medicare space makes him the perfect candidate for this position,” said Alan Wheatley, Segment Vice President and President, Medicare at Humana. “Mark’s strong ties in the region and his proven leadership skills will be instrumental to our success as we continue to expand and offer our senior community plans that meet their needs.”

El-Tawil graduated from Central Michigan University with a bachelor of science in business administration. He currently serves on the board of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation, a national association providing grants, volunteer service and leadership to communities through industry-wide collaboration and charitable programs.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.

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Humana Corporate Communications
Marina Renneke, 480-515-6435

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