The board of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota has named Paul von Ebers to be the company’s new president and chief executive officer.
Von Ebers previously was chief operating officer of Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, Rochester, N.Y. Von Ebers also has worked for Blues plans in Iowa and Illinois.
North Dakota Blue, Fargo, N.D., is a not-for-profit mutual that provides or administers health coverage for about 449,000 people.
The carrier hired PACE Group Inc., Chicago, an executive search firm, to help it fill the CEO post.