Richard C. Zoretic

Executive Vice President
President, Government Business Division
WellPoint, Inc.

Dick Zoretic, COO

Richard C. Zoretic is executive vice president of WellPoint, Inc. and president of the company’s Government Business Division, which includes all operations related to Medicaid, Medicare, National Government Services and the Federal Employee Program.

Most recently, Mr. Zoretic served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Amerigroup Corporation, where he was responsible for Amerigroup’s health plan operations, as well as the company’s health care management services, provider networks, health care economics, information technology and customer service operations. Mr. Zoretic joined Amerigroup in 2003 as chief marketing officer and transitioned into health plan operations in 2005, assuming responsibility for Amerigroup’s southern region. In 2006, he assumed responsibility for all health plan operations and was promoted to the position of chief operating officer in 2007.

Mr. Zoretic began his career in 1980 with MetLife’s Group Life & Health operations, where he held a series of positions of increasing responsibility over a 13-year period. From 1994 to 2000, he held senior leadership positions at UnitedHealth Group, including senior vice president of United Healthcare’s Mid-Atlantic operations and president of the company’s commercial middle market business segment. He later served as a management consultant in Deloitte Consulting’s health care practice.

Mr. Zoretic earned a degree in finance at Pennsylvania State University. He currently serves as a member of the board of visitors for Eastern Virginia Medical School and also serves on the boards of Families of Autistic Children of Tidewater (FACT) and Cape Henry Collegiate School in Virginia Beach, Va.

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