Amerihealth New Jersey names Martin Byrne Senior Director Finance

Iselin, NJ - November 22, 2010 - AmeriHealth New Jersey has hired Martin Byrne to serve as its new senior director finance. A resident of Tinton Falls, Byrne will serve as the AmeriHealth senior financial and business strategist, with overall responsibility for the company's financial reporting and analysis.

Byrne has extensive finance and operations experience across diverse industries.  Before joining AmeriHealth, he was finance director for Precision Partners, senior finance director for McGraw-Hill and corporate controller for U.S. Industries.

Byrne, a certified public accountant who also holds a master's of business administration, is a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants and of Delta Mu Delta and Beta Gamma Sigma (international honor societies recognizing business achievement).

About AmeriHealth
AmeriHealth HMO, Inc. and AmeriHealth Insurance Company of New Jersey provide health insurance coverage to employers and individuals throughout New Jersey. AmeriHealth New Jersey has one of the largest provider networks in New Jersey, and those networks include access to hospitals and doctors across the nation. The company is also committed to offering value-added insurance solutions for customers through its innovative wellness and incentive programs and benefits designs.

AmeriHealth New Jersey earned top ratings for customer service and quality of care as part of the state's recent health plan performance report. Additionally, the company's managed care plan, AmeriHealth HMO Inc. has received the highest possible accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) by meeting NCQA's rigorous evaluation standards.

AmeriHealth New Jersey and its affiliates are a growing group of insurance and health companies whose product portfolios include health insurance, workers' compensation, property and casualty insurance, and management services. AmeriHealth has offices in Mt. Laurel and Iselin.

Media Contact

Jill Roman
Manager, Public Relations
AmeriHealth New Jersey
(609) 662-2454