Optum Names New CEO As Renfro Moves Over To Lead $250m VC Fund



By Christopher Snowbeck, Star Tribune

“The former chief executive at pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline, Andrew Witty, has been named chief executive at Optum, the huge and still fast-growing health care services business of UnitedHealth Group.

Witty will step down immediately from the UnitedHealth Group board of directors and succeed Larry Renfro as Optum’s leader. Renfro will become managing partner for a series of domestic and international funds called Optum Ventures.”

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