WESTMINSTER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ReedGroup®, a leading international provider of health and productivity solutions, announced today that Scott Larsen has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer of the company. Larsen is replacing David Roberts, who recently resigned from ReedGroup.
Larsen, a recognized absence and disability leader with more than 25 years of employee benefits experience, is assuming the role immediately. He previously served as Vice President, Group Claims for The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), ReedGroup’s parent company, and, prior to that, as Vice President, Group Disability Operations and Vice President, Operations, for Cigna Group Insurance.
“We are so pleased to have Scott join ReedGroup as CEO,” said Marc Costantini, Chairman of ReedGroup’s board and Executive Vice President in charge of Guardian’s Group and Worksite Markets business. “He has a long track record of managing the full spectrum of employee benefits—from call center operations and claim management, to innovative technology development and high-touch customer service. He is ideally suited to take the helm at ReedGroup, a company focused on delivering value in these areas for large employers.”
“The Guardian board sincerely thanks David for his six-plus years of service to ReedGroup,” Costantini commented on the company’s former CEO. “He helped the company grow both organically through innovation, and through the significant acquisition of Aon Hewitt’s absence management business. We appreciate all he has done to make ReedGroup the company it is today.”
As a leader, Larsen is well-regarded for building customer-centric cultures and developing deep client partnerships through his spirit of collaboration and commitment to service and operational excellence. He also possesses a comprehensive understanding of and experience within the insurance, absence and disability space.
“I look forward to leading ReedGroup into its next phase of growth,” said Larsen. “I have worked with the company over the years, both in collaboration and as a customer, and I have deep respect for its customer service orientation and technological innovation. I am honored to be part of a company whose mission is built on helping clients thrive and supporting their employees in returning to productive lives.”
ReedGroup, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America®, is a leading health and productivity organization providing services to over half of the Fortune 100 companies. With more than 2,000 employees, ReedGroup has operations across the United States, Canada, and India.