UnitedHealth Group Inc. has hired Larry Renfro to take over as chief executive officer of its Ovations unit and executive vice president at the parent company.
Renfro succeeds Simon Stevens, who will continue to be a UnitedHealth executive vice president and now will oversee health reform and international initiatives.
Ovations oversees UnitedHealth’s Medicare business.
Renfro previously was president of the Fidelity Developing Businesses unit at Fidelity Investments, Boston, He also has been president of AARP Services Inc., an arm of AARP, Washington.
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- Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Springfield, Mass., has promoted Tom Cremona to be vice president of client relationship management.
Cremona succeeds Marie Augsberger, who has left the company.
Cremona previously was northeast division sales manager at MassMutual.
The retirement services division at MassMutual has hired Karen Buoniconti, Jim Keating and Eric Sarrazin to be relationship managers in a unit that works with third party administrators.
- Great-West Retirement Services, Greenwood Village, Colo., a unit of Power Corp. of Canada, Montreal, has hired Mike Demler to be sales director for western Michigan and Trevor Silveria to be sales director for central and southern Virginia and the state of West Virginia.