NU Online News Service, Nov. 11, 2003, 9:04 a.m. EST – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Eagan, Minn., is promoting Colleen Reitan to executive vice president of operations.

Reitan will be responsible for improving information services, membership and claims operations as well as customer service and behavioral health services.

Reitan previously was Minnesota Blue’s senior vice president of network management and government programs.

Minnesota Blue also has promoted Michael Morrow to senior vice president of business development and network management. He has been the nonprofit managed care company’s vice president of planning and business development.

Richard Neuner, the chief marketing officer, and Tim Peterson, the chief financial officer, will become senior vice presidents.

Dick Niemiec, senior vice president of corporate affairs, will assume accountability for performance measurement and reporting.