Centene Corporation Appoints Monte Ford to its Board of Directors

by savoystaff

Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that it has appointed Monte Ford to the Centene Board of Directors.

Mr. Ford is a leading technologist with more than 20 years of board experience serving Fortune 500 companies across a wide spectrum of industries. He currently sits on the boards of JetBlue Airways, Iron Mountain and Akamai Technologies, and recently served on the board of Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC).

“Monte’s leadership in consumer technology will be invaluable to Centene as we continue our vital mission of creating better health outcomes for our 26 million members across the nation,” said Sarah London, Chief Executive Officer for Centene.

In addition to his board experience, Mr. Ford has enjoyed a long and successful career in senior management positions of several large enterprises, including as Chief Executive Officer for Aptean, Chief Information Officer for American Airlines and Chief Information Officer for Associates First Capital. He currently serves as Principal Partner for the Chief Information Officer Strategy Exchange (CIOSE), a leading, cross-industry consortium of Chief Information Officers from many of the world’s largest corporations.

“Monte’s extensive experience in the Fortune 500 technology sector will serve Centene well as we continue to use data to drive innovation and transform healthcare for our members,” said James Dallas, Chairman of the Centene Board of Directors.

“I look forward to working with Centene, a company with which I share a vision of transforming healthcare through innovative technology and programs,” said Ford. “Healthcare is a true passion of mine, and I am excited to join the Board at such a transformative time for both the company and the healthcare industry as a whole.”


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