President and chief operating officer, UnitedHealth Group
McMahon was named president and chief operating officer of UnitedHealth Group in 2021. He previously served as CEO of UnitedHealthcare and president and COO of Optum where he oversaw OptumInsight, technology, operations, administration and strategy. He was executive vice president of enterprise operations for UnitedHealth Group, CEO of OptumRx and head of UnitedHealth’s pharmacy benefit management programs. Before joining UnitedHealth, McMahon was head of worldwide airport operations for Northwest Airlines.
McMahon speaks: “Optum is distinctively enabling virtual care for patients using their own primary-care physicians and with behavioral clinicians. UHC is using Optum’s virtual capabilities to introduce a new suite of digital-first products, offering a near-seamless experience between virtual and traditional primary, specialty and urgent care.”