Morgan Kendrick Named President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia
(Atlanta, GA) — August 31, 2010 — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, Inc., Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthcare Plan of Georgia, Inc. (BCBSGA), and Greater Georgia Life Company announced today that Morgan Kendrick has been named president, effective October 1. Kendrick replaces Monye Connolly, who announced her resignation earlier this year in order to devote more time to her family and pursue other personal interests.
Kendrick has a longstanding relationship with BCBSGA. He joined BCBSGA in 1995 as Director of Group Sales and has assumed various critical roles within the plans’ parent company, currently serving as Vice President of National Accounts Sales – a role he has held for almost four years.
"Morgan has made significant contributions in his role as Vice President of the National Accounts Sales division, successfully growing the business and maintaining market share during challenging economic conditions,” said Ken Goulet, president and CEO of BCBSGA’s parent company’s Commercial Business Unit. “Morgan brings a wealth of experience and business acumen to the position, and as a native Georgian, understands the needs of his Georgia-based customers.”
“I am deeply honored and excited about my new role as president and I am looking forward to reconnecting with customers, brokers, health care providers and regulators as we work together to improve access to affordable health care for all Georgians,” said Kendrick.
Prior to joining BCBSGA, Kendrick was employed with Kaiser Permanente as a senior group sales representative, and held key positions at American Fidelity Assurance Company, as well as with The Equitable Life Assurance Company. Kendrick will continue to be based in Atlanta.
About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, Inc. and Blue Cross and Blue Shield Healthcare Plan of Georgia, Inc. are independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association® . The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Additional information about Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia is available at www.bcbsga.com.
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