Jay Levine has been named senior vice president and chief information officer of Eagan, Minn.-based Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota. Colleen Connors has been named senior vice president, human resources and facilities.
Levine will be responsible for the company's overall technology strategy and assuring that systems support all product and business strategies. Connors is responsible for all functions within the human resources department, including organizational development; learning and knowledge management; human resource consulting; diversity; compensation; benefits and human resources information systems; and also for facilities management across Blue Cross.
Levine has more than 25 years of experience building and leading high-performing software development groups and information technology organizations. Prior to joining Blue Cross, he served as executive vice president of product development and chief technology officer for Minneapolis-based Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, working on compliance and analytic solutions for the banking, mortgage, insurance and securities markets.
Before joining Blue Cross, Connors served as senior vice president and global head of talent strategy at The Bank of New York Mellon. Connors was responsible for setting the overall talent management strategy and leading teams responsible for recruiting, training, organizational development, performance management, succession planning, leadership development, diversity and relocation programs. Connors' career also includes human resources leadership positions for Aetna Healthcare and Prudential Healthcare.
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