INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) has announced Greg Poulakos has been appointed President of Anthem’s Life and Disability Business, effective November 13, 2017.
“Greg is a widely respected leader with deep experience in the group benefits insurance market and a track record of success throughout his career,” said Nicholas L. Brecker, President, Anthem’s Specialty Business. “We are confident that Greg brings the right set of skills to drive strong performance and deliver an outstanding customer value.”
Most recently, Poulakos served as Vice President of underwriting at Lincoln Financial, one of the leading life and disability companies in the United States. Poulakos also served as Senior Vice President and led UnitedHealthcare’s life, disability and voluntary business. Prior to these roles, he held leadership positions with The Hartford’s group benefits and reinsurance businesses.
“While disability and life benefits provide important financial security to our customers, they are also an integral part of Anthem’s Whole Health Connection program that integrates financial wellness with overall health and well-being,” said Greg Poulakos. “Our disability benefits help people get back to health, back to work and back to life, while our life products offer resources that employees and their families can use to manage emotional, financial and legal issues. I look forward to contributing to Anthem’s commitment to improving the health and wellness of our customers.”
Poulakos received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Auburn University. He will be based out of Anthem’s Atlanta office.
About Anthem, Inc.
Anthem is working to transform health care with trusted and caring solutions. Our health plan companies deliver quality products and services that give their members access to the care they need. With over 73 million people served by its affiliated companies, including more than 40 million within its family of health plans, Anthem is one of the nation’s leading health benefits companies. For more information about Anthem’s family of companies, please visit www.antheminc.com/companies.