Mr. Hill served as interim president and CEO of HealthPlus

HealthPlus of Michigan, a health-benefits company serving the portfolio of commercial and government health insurance programs, has appointed Bruce Hill as president and CEO. Mr. Hill’s selection was declared by Dr. Gerald Piesko, Chair of the HealthPlus board.

Dr. Piesko said: “During the past six months, while Bruce has served as Interim President and CEO, we made a close assessment of his performance and capabilities. He has already made an appreciable contribution to putting HealthPlus in a position to build on its 30-year record of accomplishments, and to achieve great success despite Michigan’s tough economy.”

Mr. Hill has 20 years of experience, ranging from health insurance to health systems. Prior to relocating to Michigan, he worked in the Pacific Northwest and Chicago areas.

Mr. Hill said: “The purchasers of our plans are experiencing demands on them like no other time before. It is essential that we assist them in caring for their employees and beneficiaries in a way that maximizes the value of their expenditures.”