Humana Inc. announced that Jim Rechtin will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer effective July 1, 2024. As previously announced, Rechtin joined Humana as President and Chief Operating Officer in January as part of a long-planned CEO transition. Since then, he has worked in close partnership with Humana?s current CEO, Bruce Broussard, and has immersed himself in Humana?s operations to help shape the company?s future strategic direction and make it easier for the millions of people Humana serves to achieve their best health.

Broussard will resign from the Humana Board of Directors effective July 1, 2024. He will serve as a strategic advisor to the company into 2026, helping the company continue to navigate through the current industry environment. Rechtin will join the Board effective July 1, 2024.

Prior to Humana, Rechtin was with Envision Healthcare where he served as President and CEO. He has more than 22 years of healthcare experience with a focus on the delivery of value-based care in various medical group settings, including a deep understanding of Medicare Advantage. Before joining Envision, Rechtin served as President of OptumCare, part of UnitedHealth Group.

He also worked at DaVita Medical Group, which he joined in 2014 and played the dual roles of Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and President of DaVita Medical Group?s California market. He also spent 14 years with Bain & Company working in the healthcare sector. A Kentucky native, Rechtin started his career running operations for a nonprofit health and human services clinic in Indianapolis, Ind.

and served in the United State Peace Corps in the Congo. He received a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor Arts from DePauw University.