Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced it has named David A. Queller as the new head of National Accounts. Queller will lead the National Accounts organization in delivering innovative and integrated benefit solutions that drive measurable health and productivity improvement for its large employer customers, and help them adapt to a rapidly changing marketplace. He assumes his new role immediately.
“Dave’s deep customer focus, strong understanding of our National Accounts business and leadership experience at Aetna will bring a unique perspective to the role and serve us very well,” said Joseph M. Zubretsky, senior executive vice president and head of National Businesses. “He understands the needs of our National Accounts customers, and is familiar with the pricing, network, product, distribution and relationship management strategies that have made us successful with these important customers.”
Queller has spent the last two years as president of Aetna’s Southeast region. In this role, he has been accountable for network, profit and loss, and sales for the region. In addition to his regional responsibilities, he plays an active leadership role in Aetna’s enterprise strategic planning, performance management, and business operations council.
Previously, Queller spent eight years in Aetna National Accounts. He led the National Accounts organization for the entire eastern region of the country for five years, consistently demonstrating positive results for the company. During his tenure, Queller partnered with Aetna’s largest customers to provide innovative and industry-leading solutions that focused on wellness, integrated care, and JD Power accreditation for customer service excellence.
He began his National Accounts sales and account service career as head of North Texas and Oklahoma. He has held previous leadership roles with ChannelPoint, Prudential Health Care, and CIGNA HealthCare.
Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 37.3 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services and health information technology services. Our customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information, see www.aetna.com.