A former managed care executive has returned to her old employer after spending 2 years working in state government.
Health Net Inc., Los Angeles, has hired Patricia Clarey to be chief operating officer of its Health Net of California unit.
Clarey previously was chief of staff for California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Before going to work for the governor in 2003, Clarey was vice president of government relations at Health Net. Clarey also has been deputy chief of staff for former California Gov. Pete Wilson.