Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Michael McCallister

President and CEO, Humana Inc.


Michael McCallister is President and CEO of Humana Inc., a leader in the health benefits industry. At the 2010 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, McCallister was chosen as founding chairman of the new World Wellness Alliance, a consortium of leading multi-national corporations dedicated to improving workplace wellness and productivity. He has held a number of positions since joining Humana in 1974, including division president in charge of Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico operations; vice president for hospitals and health plans in Arizona and later Texas; CEO for hospitals in California and Arizona; and executive director of Humana Hospital-Huntington Beach in California. McCallister serves on the boards of the Business Roundtable and America's Health Insurance Plans, the industry's principal trade association, and on the College of Administration and Business Advisory Board of Louisiana Tech University. He received an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University and a bachelor′s degree from Louisiana Tech University.


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