ST. LOUIS, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced the appointment of Christopher Isaak to Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Isaak will oversee the internal controls, accounting and financial reporting for Centene.
Mr. Isaak brings over 25 years of experience in public accounting and managing financial reporting for multinational public companies. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Viasystems Group, Inc.
"We are pleased to welcome Christopher Isaak to our senior management team," said Jeffrey A. Schwaneke, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Centene. "His experience in public accounting and financial reporting will be an asset to our company as we continue to deliver on our mission of improving health outcomes at lower costs."
Mr. Isaak earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame and is a Certified Public Accountant.
About Centene Corporation
Centene Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a diversified, multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides a portfolio of services to government sponsored healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. Many receive benefits provided under Medicaid, including the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as well as Aged, Blind or Disabled (ABD), Foster Care and Long Term Care (LTC), in addition to other state-sponsored programs, Medicare (including the Medicare prescription drug benefit commonly known as "Part D"), as well as programs with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Centene operates local health plans and offers a range of health insurance solutions. It also contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, in-home health services, life and health management, managed vision, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services.
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