Mr. Stellmon will be supervising the company's integrated health management programs

Regence, a US-based non-profit insurer, has named John Stellmon as president of Regence BlueShield of Idaho, and Scott Kreiling as vice president of Sales for Regence BlueShield in Washington.

In his new expanded role, effective August 1, 2009, Mr. Stellmon will be supervising the company’s integrated health management programs.

Stellmon has been with Regence for nearly 20 years and held a variety of key positions within the company, including Chief Legal Counsel and CEO for Regence BlueShield of Idaho. He was named president in 2003.

Mr. Kreiling joined Regence BlueShield in November 2002 as the director of Sales. Previously, he served as director of Sales and Marketing with PacifiCare, overseeing group sales, broker relations and the rollout of a preferred provider organisation product. He also held two sales management roles with Aetna US Healthcare, including sales and service responsibilities for Alaska and Washington. His appointment is effective August 15, 2009.