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  • NEW YORK, Aug 16- UnitedHealth Group Inc said on Wednesday president David Wichmann will become the company's chief executive, succeeding Stephen Hemsley, who is moving to the newly created role of executive chairman after more than a decade at the helm of the largest U.S. health insurer. UnitedHealth's shares fell 0.7 percent to $193.79 in early trading on the...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 16- UnitedHealth Group Inc said on Wednesday president David Wichmann will become the company's chief executive, succeeding Stephen Hemsley, who is moving to the newly created role of executive chairman after more than a decade at the helm of the largest U.S. health insurer. Under 65- year-old Hemsley, UnitedHealth became one of the biggest sellers...

  • Aug 16- UnitedHealth Group Inc's Stephen Hemsley is stepping down after more than a decade as chief executive and will be succeeded by company veteran David Wichmann, the largest U.S. health insurer said on Wednesday. Under 65- year-old Hemsley, UnitedHealth became one of the biggest sellers of insurance plans on the exchanges created as part of former...

  • UnitedHealth Group has picked company President David Wichmann to replace CEO Stephen Hemsley in a long-planned transition that Wall Street greeted with polite applause. Wichmann, a former partner with Arthur Andersen, joined UnitedHealth in 1998, a year after Hemsley arrived, and has worked through several key executive roles. UnitedHealth is coming off...

  • Aug 16- UnitedHealth Group Inc's chief executive, Stephen Hemsley, is stepping down and will be succeeded by President David Wichmann, the largest U.S. health insurer said on Wednesday. UnitedHealth said Chairman Richard Burke would be appointed lead independent director. Shares of the company rose 1.2 percent to $196.89 in light premarket trading on...

  • Aug 16- UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, said its president, David Wichmann, would succeed Stephen Hemsley as the company's chief executive, effective Sept. 1.

  • A Senate effort collapsed late on Monday, prompting U.S. UnitedHealth CEO Stephen Hemsley said during a call with Wall Street analysts on Tuesday that he was optimistic about the business next year, but that national and state healthcare policy were a possible drag on profit in 2018.. The bill's failure removed one of the benefits of the bill for insurers- the...

  • UnitedHealth was losing money selling these plans when it withdrew last year, and it and other insurers questioned the sustainability of former President Barack Obama's health reform law. A Senate effort collapsed late on Monday, prompting U.S. UnitedHealth CEO Stephen Hemsley said during a call with Wall Street analysts on Tuesday that he was optimistic...

  • April 18- UnitedHealth Group Inc reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results on Tuesday and said it was coping with uncertainty in U.S. healthcare laws by pricing its 2018 insurance plans to include a costly Obamacare tax. President Donald Trump and other Republicans have vowed to repeal Obamacare, formally known as the Affordable Care Act, but have...

  • April 18- UnitedHealth Group Inc reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results on Tuesday and said it was coping with uncertainty in U.S. healthcare laws by pricing its 2018 insurance plans to include a costly Obamacare tax. President Donald Trump and other Republicans have vowed to repeal Obamacare, formally known as the Affordable Care Act, but have...

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