Ehealth announces new CEO

Fran Soistmen will succeed Scott Flanders, effective November 1 2021

Ehealth, a private online health insurance marketplace, has announced that Fran Soistman has been appointed chief executive officer and member of the Ehealth board of directors, effective November 1 2021. 

Soistman will succeed Scott Flanders, who will retire as CEO and as a member of the EHealth board. Flanders will remain with the company in a consulting capacity through the end of 2021. 

Soistman has previously served as executive vice president at CVS Health and president of government services for Aetna following its acquisition by CVS Health

The company also announced that Dale Wolf, a member of the Ehealth board of directors, has been named chair of the board.

Wolf said: “Fran brings an extensive record of driving performance, meeting challenges head-on and exceeding expectations.

“The board believes that he is the right person with the right expertise to lead Ehealth forward, and we are confident that he will enable eHealth to achieve a new phase of growth and shareholder value creation.”

Soistman said: “Ehealth is a fundamentally strong company with a unique, customer-centric platform and long-term profitable growth potential. I am honored to join the team at this important juncture,” 

Flanders added: “It has been a privilege to serve EHealth, and I am proud of the important work that the team has accomplished during my time at the company. 

“I look forward to working closely with Fran to ensure a smooth transition through this year’s Annual Enrollment Period.”

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