Amerihealth New Jersey Updates Sales and Marketing Organization; Promotes Two Executives

Iselin and Mt. Laurel, NJ - April 26, 2011 - AmeriHealth New Jersey is updating its Sales and Marketing organization to better meet the needs of employer groups and health insurance brokers statewide. As part of the update, which will take effect May 1, AmeriHealth is promoting two executives.

"As AmeriHealth New Jersey has emerged as a true statewide carrier, we've sought the best ways to maintain our focus on the unique needs of different parts of New Jersey, while also increasing our ability to operate seamlessly on a statewide level," said Michael Munoz, vice president of sales and marketing. "We believe the updates we're making to our organization will enable us to accomplish precisely that."

In the updated organization, Lisa DiDio will continue to serve as a director, responsible for managing AmeriHealth New Jersey's 51+ and New Jersey Public Sector employer groups statewide. Ryan Petrizzi will also continue to serve as a director, overseeing all small-group and individual members statewide, as well as AmeriHealth's sales operations, New Jersey Medicare programs, and health care reform and exchange implementation.

AmeriHealth is also promoting two executives:

  • Sandy Gibson, a resident of Union, N.J., is being promoted to manager. She will help manage the small-group membership segment statewide.
  • Mike Murphy, a resident of Audubon, N.J., is being promoted to director, managing all new business sales for AmeriHealth, including those for small-, mid-, and large-group markets.

About AmeriHealth New Jersey
AmeriHealth HMO, Inc. and AmeriHealth Insurance Company of New Jersey (collectively, AmeriHealth New Jersey) provide health insurance coverage to employers and individuals throughout New Jersey. The company has one of the largest provider networks in New Jersey, and that network includes 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.

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
Jill.Roman@AmeriHealth.com