MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Paul Nobile is the new president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin (Anthem). Nobile succeeds Larry Schreiber who was recently named the president of Anthem, Inc.’s Empire BlueCross BlueShield health plan in New York.
“It’s an honor to be asked to lead Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin,” said Nobile. “The past few years have been a time of rapid change and innovation in our industry, and that pace only continues to increase. I’m excited by this opportunity and look forward to working with employers, providers and individuals to simplify health care so they can focus on health.”
As president, Nobile, 47, will oversee all aspects of Anthem’s commercial business in Wisconsin, including sales, marketing and underwriting, cost of care, provider relations and network development, and clinical management functions. He will also lead long-term strategic planning, serve as a primary contact for state regulators and public officials, and oversee Anthem’s corporate social responsibility efforts in Wisconsin.
For the past six years, Nobile served as the regional vice president of Sales and Account Management for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin. In this position he was responsible for Individual and Group sales throughout the state, and for developing strategies to help Wisconsin businesses improve the health of their employees. This included playing a lead role in the marketing of Anthem’s Blue Priority high-value network and the implementation of federal health care reform across Anthem’s commercial book of business.
Since late December 2015, Nobile served as the interim president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin.
“Paul is an outstanding leader and sales professional,” said Pam Kehaly, president of Anthem’s West Region and Specialty Business. “His positive attitude, enthusiasm and deep market experience in Wisconsin are true assets to our company and we’re excited to see him take on an expanded role as president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin.”
Nobile is a 20 year veteran of the insurance industry. His past experience includes time with Rush Prudential Health Plans, Aetna and UnitedHealthcare. Prior to joining Anthem in 2010, Nobile served as the director of sales and account management for the Midwest region at UniCare, a health benefits company based in Chicago and owned by Anthem’s parent company.
Nobile has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy with a minor in History from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has also attended the University of Chicago Executive Leadership program, University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business Executive Education Program, and Anthem’s own Executive Preparation Leadership Development Program. Nobile is a board member of the Alliance of Health Insurers and member of National Association of Health Underwriters and the Wisconsin Association of Health Underwriters.
He and his wife, Beth, live in Hartland, Wisconsin with their two sons, Sam and Evan.
About Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin (BCBSWi), which underwrites or administers the PPO and indemnity policies; Compcare Health Services Insurance Corporation (Compcare), which underwrites or administers the HMO policies; and Compcare and BCBSWi collectively, which underwrite or administer the POS policies. Independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. ANTHEM is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Additional information about Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin is available at www.anthem.com. Also, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/askanthem and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/askanthem.