NU Online News Service, Feb. 26, 10:35 a.m. – Health Net Inc., Los Angeles, has named Robert Irwin to the new position of chief information officer.

Irwin, who will also be a senior vice president, will manage Health Net’s computers, software and computer networks.

Irwin will report to Marvin Rich, the executive vice president of finance and operations.

Irwin previously was the chief operating officer for the information technology group at Bear, Stearns & Company Inc., New York.