Health Net has named Joseph Capezza as the insurers new chief financial officer, effective Nov. 1.
Capezza, 52, is currently chief financial officer at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care in Wellesley, Mass. His professional experience also includes stints at Group Health in New York and Reliance Reinsurance Corp. in Philadelphia.
James Woys, president of Health Nets government and specialty services division has served as interim CFO of the Woodland Hills, Calif., company since November 2006.
Health Net also announced the promotion of Chris Ellertson, 39, to the role of president of its Health Net Health Plan of Oregon. Previously, Ellertson was regional health plan officer. -- by Rebecca Vesely