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WellCare Health Plans Inc (WCG)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christian Michalik

47 2015 Lead Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Kenneth Burdick

57 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Andrew Asher

47 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Lawrence Anderson

55 2010 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Darren Ghanayem

2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Michael Yount

40 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer

Michael Polen

36 2013 Senior Vice President - Operations

Michael Radu

48 2015 Senior Vice President - Clinical Operations, Business Development

Phillip Bisesi

2016 Vice President, Interim General Counsel

Richard Breon

65 2013 Independent Director

Carol Burt

58 2010 Independent Director

Roel Campos

67 2013 Independent Director

D. Robert Graham

78 2007 Independent Director

Kevin Hickey

64 2014 Independent Director

Glenn Steele

71 2009 Independent Director

William Trubeck

69 2010 Independent Director

Paul Weaver

70 2010 Independent Director

Angie McCabe

2015 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Christian Michalik

Mr. Christian P. Michalik is the Lead Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Since July 2004, Mr. Michalik has served as Managing Director of Kinderhook Industries, a private equity investment firm. Mr. Michalik has served as Managing Director of Kinderhook Industries, a private equity investment firm. Mr. Michalik has significant investment experience in the health care sector and currently is Chairman of several private specialized health care service companies, including Stratus Video, Inc., E4 Health Care, Inc. and Global Health Inc.

Kenneth Burdick

Mr. Kenneth A. Burdick is President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer of WellCare Health Plans Inc. has served as our Chief Executive Officer since January 2015. From June 2014 to January 2015, Mr. Burdick served as our President and Chief Operating Officer. From January 2014 to June 2014, he served as our President, National Health Plans. Mr. Burdick previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, a non-profit health plan, from February 2012 to July 2012. From August 2010 to February 2012, Mr. Burdick served as Chief Executive Officer of the Medicaid and Behavioral Health (MHNet) businesses of Coventry Health Care, Inc., a health care services company. Prior to that, from October 1995 to May 2009, Mr. Burdick was with UnitedHealth Group, Inc., a diversified health and well-being company, serving in the following positions: from May 2008 to May 2009, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Secure Horizons, a Medicare business; from November 2006 to May 2008, he was the Chief Executive Officer of UnitedHealth’s Commercial Business; from April 2004 to November 2006, he was Chief Executive Officer of UnitedHealth’s Southwest Region and President of UnitedHealth Public Sector; from January 2000 to April 2004 he was the Chief Executive Officer of UnitedHealthcare of Arizona, Inc. Prior to that, he was the head of the national underwriting organization for all lines of business and the general manager of the central Texas operation. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Amherst College and his J.D. from University of Connecticut School of Law.

Andrew Asher

Mr. Andrew L. Asher is the Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the company., effective November 14, 2014. He has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since November 2014. He joined WellCare in August 2014 as Senior Vice President. He leads the Company’s financial activities, including financial and performance management, capital strategy and planning, accounting, actuarial, medical economics, investment management, corporate development and investor relations. Prior to joining WellCare, Mr. Asher was the Chief Financial Officer of Aetna’s Local and Regional Businesses, a position he held since May 2013 when his former employer, Coventry Health Care, was acquired by Aetna. Mr. Asher was with Coventry for 15 years, most recently as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance. During his tenure with Coventry, he had responsibility for financial planning and analysis, investor relations, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, treasury, real estate and procurement. He started his career with Deloitte & Touche LLP where he spent five years as an auditor and accountant serving clients including those in the managed care industry. Mr. Asher holds a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting from the University of Florida and a Master of Science in Taxation Degree from the University of Central Florida.

Lawrence Anderson

Mr. Lawrence D. Anderson is Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., since October 2010. Before joining WellCare, Mr. Anderson joined us in October 2010 and serves as our Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Before joining WellCare, Mr. Anderson was the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for ValueOptions, a managed care company that specializes in management of behavioral health services, from October 2006 to October 2010. Prior to this, he served as Vice President of Human Resources at WellPoint, Inc. from November 1997 to May 2006. Mr. Anderson earned his Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Industrial Relations Degrees from the University of Minnesota.

Darren Ghanayem

Mr. Darren Ghanayem is Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the company. Prior to joining WellCare, Ghanayem spent more than 15 years with Anthem, formerly WellPoint, Inc., where he provided leadership for a broad variety of technology initiatives. Most recently, he served as vice president of business transformation, where he delivered innovative solutions to improve health care for members and providers. Notably, in 2013, Ghanayem was recognized as a Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader.

Michael Yount

Michael Carl Yount is the Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer of the company. From April 2011 until April 2014, He has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer since April 2014. From April 2011 until April 2014, he served as our Vice President, Regulatory Compliance Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer. Prior to joining WellCare, he spent nine years with Rite Aid Corporation, first as Government Affairs Attorney from June 2002 to May 2006, then as Director, Government Affairs from May 2006 to December 2006, and ultimately as Vice President, Regulatory Law & Compliance Monitoring and Privacy Officer from January 2007 to May 2011. Prior to joining Rite Aid, he was an attorney with the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Mr. Yount holds a Bachelor’s Degree in pharmacy and a J.D., both from Ohio Northern University. He is admitted to the bars in Illinois and New Jersey and is a registered pharmacist in Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Michael Polen

Mr. Michael R. Polen is Senior Vice President - Operations of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., effective September 4, 2013. He has served as Senior Vice President, Operations, since September 2013. He is responsible for member and provider operations, customer service, acquisition integration, information technology and related activities. Mr. Polen joined WellCare in May 2005. Before assuming his current position, he served as Vice President of Corporate Initiatives and Strategy. He also held positions as Senior Director of Health Plan Finance, Director of Health Plan Operations and Director of Health Business Planning and Analytics. Prior to joining WellCare, Mr. Polen held roles with JP Morgan Chase as Assistant Vice President of Treasury and Security Services and as Assistant Treasurer of Balance and Liquidity Management. Mr. Polen earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Decision and Information Science from the University of Florida and a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Florida.

Michael Radu

Mr. Michael Radu is Senior Vice President - Clinical Operations, Business Development of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Radu joined WellCare in August 2015 as its Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations and Business Development. Mr. Radu was Chief Executive Officer for HealthEssentials, LLC, from July 2013 until he joined WellCare. In that role, Mr. Radu was responsible for the profits and losses of the company and led all departments through eight direct reports including finance, human resources, information technology, business development, operations and clinical. From September 1997 to July 2013, Mr. Radu was with UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, most recently as Chief Operating officer, Collaborative Care, Optum. He was responsible for profits and losses for all markets and led development and management of corporate medical functions such as practice management operations, sales/marketing, network development, medical management, quality and new market development and oversaw all other functions such as information technology, finance, human resources and product development. Prior to that role, Mr. Radu served as President, Southeast Region, for UnitedHealth Group, where he led Medicaid, CHIP and Medicare dual eligible health plans in six states. Mr. Radu earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California.

Phillip Bisesi

Mr. Phillip Bisesi is Vice President, Interim General Counsel of the Company. Bisesi rejoined WellCare in 2014 after serving as general counsel at Lovelace Health Plans. He has more than 23 years of experience in health plan operations, including Medicaid and Medicare managed care programs, mergers and acquisitions and governance, and has served in in-house and outside counsel roles.

Richard Breon

Mr. Richard C. Breon has been appointed as Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., effective September 12, 2013. Since August 2000, Mr. Breon has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Health System, a non-profit managed care health care organization based in West Michigan. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Mission Health System, Inc./St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville, Indiana, from 1995 to August 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Breon served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Mercy Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa, from 1989 to 1995. Mr. Breon serves on the West Michigan Regional Air Alliance, a non-profit promoting commercial air travel in West Michigan. Mr. Breon also serves as the Chair for The Right Place, Inc., a regional non-profit economic development organization.

Carol Burt

Ms. Carol J. Burt is Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans Inc. Ms. Burt, principal of Burt Hilliard Investments, is a private investor with more than 30 years of experience in operations, strategy, corporate finance and investment banking. Ms. Burt has served as a member of the operating council of Consonance Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm focused on the health care industry, since January 2013. Ms. Burt was formerly an executive of WellPoint, Inc. (now Anthem, Inc.), where she served from 1997 to 2007, most recently as WellPoint’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Development. In her time at WellPoint, Ms. Burt was responsible for, among other things, corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, finance, treasury and real estate management. In addition, WellPoint’s financial services and international insurance business units reported to her. Before joining WellPoint, Ms. Burt was Senior Vice President and Treasurer of American Medical Response and spent 16 years with Chase Securities (now JP Morgan Chase) most recently as founder and head of the Health Care Investment Banking Group.

Roel Campos

Mr. Roel C. Campos, J.D., has been Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Mr. Campos is a partner with the law firm of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, which he joined in March 2016. He practices in the areas of securities regulation, corporate governance and securities enforcement. He had previously been a partner in the law firm of Locke Lord LLP from April 2011 to February 2016. Before that, he was a partner in the law firm of Cooley LLP from September 2007 to April 2011. Earlier, he received a presidential appointment and served as a Commissioner of the SEC from 2002 to 2007. Prior to serving with the SEC, Mr. Campos was a founding partner of a Houston-based radio broadcaster. Earlier in his career, he practiced corporate law and later served as a federal prosecutor in Los Angeles, California. He also served as an officer in the US Air Force. He serves as a member of the Advisory Council of Balyasny Asset Management, LLP, a registered investment fund. He is also a director of Paulson International Ltd., a privately-held, Cayman-based hedge fund and a director of a private registered broker-dealer, Liquidnet Holdings, Inc. From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Campos served with the former Secretary of Defense, Charles Hagel, and other national intelligence experts on the Presidential Intelligence Advisory Board. Mr. Campos also serves on the Advisory Board for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and serves on various non-profit boards.

D. Robert Graham

Senator D. Robert Graham is Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Since his retirement from the United States Senate in 2005, Senator Graham has been Chair of the Board of Oversight of the Bob Graham Center for Public Service, a political and civic leadership center at the University of Florida. Among his other duties, Senator Graham was appointed by the President of the United States to serve as co-chair of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling from its inception in May 2010 until its report was published in January 2011. He also served on the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission which concluded its operations in February 2011. Senator Graham also served as the Chairman of the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism, which published its report in the fall of 2008, and he continues the work of the Commission by serving as co-chairman of the WMD Center, a non-profit research organization. From September 2009 to February 2012, he served as a member of the Central Intelligence Agency External Advisory Board. From September 2005 until June 2006, Senator Graham served a one-year term as a senior Fellow at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. From January 1987 to January 2005, he served in the United States Senate. From January 1979 to January 1987, Senator Graham was the Governor of the State of Florida. He earned Bachelor of Laws, Harvard Law School and Bachelor of Arts, the University of Florida

Kevin Hickey

Mr. Kevin F. Hickey is Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. He has served as Principal and Director of HES Advisors, Inc., a strategic advisory firm serving the health care industry. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Hickey served as President of D2Hawkeye, Inc. (now VeriskHealth). From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Hickey served as Senior Advisor to Verisk Analytics, Inc., a company specializing in health care predictive analytics. Mr. Hickey also serves as a director for 3WON, Inc., a privately-held credentialing verification organization. Mr. Hickey previously served as a director of DiagnosisOne, a privately-held health care technology company, from 2011 to 2012, when it was acquired by Alere Inc. He was also Founder and Chairman of IntelliClaim, Inc., a privately-held health care technology company, from 1999 until 2005, when it was acquired by McKesson, Inc. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Nantucket Cottage Hospital in Nantucket, Massachusetts and a member of advisory boards for Peloton Equity, LLC and Arcadia Healthcare Solutions.

Glenn Steele

Dr. Glenn D. Steele, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., is Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Dr. Steele is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Geisinger Health System, a physician-led health care system serving multiple regions of Pennsylvania, a position he has held since 2001. From March 2001 until June 2015, Dr. Steele served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Geisinger Health System, a physician-led health care system serving multiple regions of Pennsylvania. Since January 2013, he has served as the Chairman of the board of directors of xG Health Solutions, a health care redesign and optimization company affiliated with Geisinger Health System. Dr. Steele has also served on the board of directors of Ingenious Med, Inc., a privately held healthcare solutions company, since July 2015.

William Trubeck

Mr. William L. Trubeck is Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans Inc. From March 2011 until July 2011, Mr. Trubeck served as Interim Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of YRC Worldwide, Inc., a freight, shipping and trucking services company. Mr. Trubeck formerly served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of H&R Block, Inc., a NYSE-listed tax services provider, from 2004 to 2007. In addition to service as a director of YRC Worldwide from 1994 to 2011, Mr. Trubeck served as interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company from March 2011 to July 2011. Mr. Trubeck currently serves as a director of Custom Ecology, Inc., a privately-held waste hauling company, and served from 2010 to 2014 as a director of EQ Holdings, Inc., a privately-held industrial waste management company.

Paul Weaver

Mr. Paul E. Weaver is Independent Director of WellCare Health Plans Inc. Mr. Weaver is a former executive of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. Mr. Weaver is a former executive of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. Mr. Weaver served PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP from 1972 until 2006, including as its Vice Chairman from 1994 to 1999 and as Chairman of its Global Technology and Infocomm practice from 1999 to 2006.

Angie McCabe