News Briefs: Centene CEO Neidorff to Retire | Dec. 17, 2021

  • Dec 17, 2021

    Centene Corp. Chairman and CEO Michael Neidorff plans to retire in 2022 from his role as chief executive, although he will serve as executive chairman of the insurer’s board of directors until the end of next year. Centene’s board “will be responsible for appointing a new CEO following a thorough selection process, including evaluating internal and external candidates with the support of an external search firm,” the company said on Dec. 14. In September, Centene promoted Sarah London to the role of vice chairman for its board of directors, and some industry analysts speculated that could put her in a position to succeed Neidorff, who has been Centene’s CEO since 1996. Read more
  • Leslie Small

    Leslie has been reporting and editing in various journalism roles for nearly a decade. Most recently, she was the senior editor of FierceHealthPayer, an e-newsletter covering the health insurance industry. A graduate of Penn State University, she previously served in editing roles at newspapers in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Colorado.

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