UnitedHealth Group Names John Mark Hackney Chief Executive Officer, Medicare, Georgia & South Carolina

John Mark Hackney

John Mark Hackney

John Mark Hackney was recently promoted to Chief Executive Officer, Medicare, Georgia & South Carolina at UnitedHealth Group. A healthcare professional with ten years’ experience in Medicare Advantage, operations, strategy, analytics, and finance, Hackney joined UnitedHealth Group in 2015 after spending four years at Cigna-HealthSpring. His role at UnitedHealth Group began as the director of strategic programs and transitioned to Vice President, Strategy and Planning prior to being promoted to CEO in January 2022.

Hackney holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance as well as an MBA in Finance from Tennessee Technological University. His experience includes working with executives, vendors, matrix partners, and health plan leaders to develop core business objectives and execute operational strategies.


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