SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Schenectady–based MVP Health Care announced Wednesday it has named COO Christopher Del Vecchio as the health insurer’s next CEO.
It follows the June 6 announcement of the resignation of MVP’s current CEO, Denise Gonick. Del Vecchio will assume his new role on Sept. 1, MVP said in a news release.
The nonprofit MVP Health Care is a health insurer serving more than 700,000 members in New York and Vermont. The figure includes more than 150,000 individual and small-group members, according to a company spokesperson.
MVP Health Care operates a Syracuse office at 333 West Washington St., an Endwell office at 3660 George F Highway, and an office at 421 Broad St. in Utica, per its website.
About Del Vecchio
Del Vecchio began working for MVP Health Care in 2014 as executive VP of strategy and innovation. In that role, he was responsible for guiding strategic planning as well as business and corporate development.
In 2016, MVP promoted him to COO, where he “continued driving MVP’s strategic goals” while also focusing on identifying emerging trends and developing new initiatives for the company.
In June 2018, MVP promoted Del Vecchio to president and COO.
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