UnitedHealthcare Names Daniel Rosenthal CEO Of its Northern California Health Plan
CONCORD, Calif. (Sept. 16, 2010) - UnitedHealthcare has named Daniel Rosenthal CEO, UnitedHealthcare of Northern California.
In his new role, Rosenthal will lead UnitedHealthcare's commercial business, which offers employers and individual consumers health benefit plans and wellness programs that help people make better decisions about their health and well-being. UnitedHealthcare serves more than 1.7 million commercial health plan customers and employs approximately 2,150 people statewide, making it one of California's largest health and well-being companies.
Most recently, Rosenthal was CEO of UnitedHealthcare of Florida, leading a large health plan serving individual customers and businesses of all sizes. Since joining UnitedHealthcare in 2002, Rosenthal also served as regional vice president for UnitedHealthcare's network operations across the Southeastern U.S.
Prior to joining UnitedHealthcare, Rosenthal served as senior vice president for managed care and network development for Baptist Health Systems of south Florida, and as a consultant for The Douglass Group of Deloitte & Touche, Price Waterhouse and Arthur Young & Company.
"In his eight years at UnitedHealthcare, Dan has demonstrated strong leadership skills and a passion for helping his customers achieve healthier lifestyles, as well as assisting businesses to effectively manage and implement health benefits for employees," said Steve Nelson, CEO, UnitedHealthcare's West Region. "Dan has shown a strong commitment and passion for helping ensure our customers have access to quality, cost-effective health care, while also strengthening UnitedHealthcare's relationships with key medical providers and hospitals."
Rosenthal earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Southern California, where he was an All-American swimmer and a United States Olympic trials qualifier. He also earned a master's degree in health services administration from the George Washington University School of Government and Business Administration in Washington D.C.
Rosenthal, who is married with two children, has been involved with numerous community activities in South Florida and plans to mirror that support to nonprofits and other community organizations in Northern California.
UnitedHealthcare (www.unitedhealthcare.com) provides a full spectrum of consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services to individuals, public sector employers and businesses of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 100 companies. The company organizes access to quality, affordable health care services on behalf of approximately 25 million individual consumers, contracting directly with more than 600,000 physicians and care professionals and 5,000 hospitals to offer them broad, convenient access to services nationwide. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company.