Health Care Service Corporation Retains Hanold Associates for Chief HR Officer Search

Health Care Service Corporation

Health Care Service Corporation has retained Hanold Associates for their Chief HR Officer search, based in Chicago. Jason Hanold, Mayank Parikh and Sonia Nagra are leading the search.

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) is a member-owned health insurance company operating as Blue Cross Blue Shield in the states of Illinois, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Montana. HCSC has more than 23,000 employees, over $40 billion in revenue, and 16 million members across Illinois, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Montana.

These members have the support of approximately 258,000 network physicians and other providers, who handle more than 230 million claims annually. The company also has approximately 1,300 affiliates and subsidiaries such as Dearborn National and Medecision, that offer life, disability and dental solutions, among others. The provider network and members are supported by HSCS’s employees, who are spread throughout more than sixty local offices to ensure that the company can stay close to its customers.

Reporting to and partnering with the President of HCSC, Maurice Smith, the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) will serve as a partner and coach to the management team, Board, and business leaders. The CHRO will be a highly engaged business leader who will develop a deep understanding of the organization’s business plan and work with the Human Resources (HR) team to operationalize a well-executed HR strategy that tangibly moves the business forward. They will provide leadership and strategic direction for all HR operations, programs and initiatives throughout the organization and guide the talent strategy as the business, organizational strategy and employee base continue to evolve. This leader will be a change agent who can further cultivate an energetic and innovative culture at all levels of the organization.

Hanold Associates is a retained executive search firm focused on HR and Diversity & Inclusion Officers. Our client list is diverse across industries, geographies and business scenarios, and culture is at the core of everything we do. Our clients include the National Football League, Domino’s Pizza, Under Armour, Patagonia, Gucci, Kohler, REI, Live Nation Entertainment, Kellogg, Apollo, Blackstone, TPG, L Catterton, Northwestern University, Electronic Arts, Fiat-Chrysler, Kohler, SC Johnson, eBay, Great Place To Work, Fossil, Vail Resorts, Edward Jones, AbbVie, Carnival Corp., Google, Biogen, Allstate, Bridgestone, Wikimedia, CNA Insurance, Cummins, Tyson, ClubCorp, CDW, Nike, and Ford Motor Company, among others.