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Northwestern Mutual Moves 6 Up: Personnel Moves

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Northwestern Mutual has promoted six of the company’s employees.

The Milwaukee-based life insurer is promoting three people who are involved with investments, and three who are involved with insurance products.

The company is putting Ron Joelson in a newly created position, president of Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company. Joelson has been the company’s chief investment officer.

(Related: Fraternal Insurer Group Gets a President: Personnel Moves)

Northwestern is also promoting:

Jeff Lueken to chief investment officer, from the leader of Northwestern Mutual Capital, a team that manages $60 billion of investments in private bonds and private stocks.

Dan Julka to leader of Northwestern Mutual Capital. Julka has been part of a team that handles private debt and private stock transactions.

David Simbro to vice president-risk products, from head of risk products. The risk products business oversees the life insurance, disability insurance, long-term care insurance and annuity product lines.

Kamilah Williams-Kemp to head of risk products, from leader of the underwriting department.

Deborah Schultz to head of underwriting department, from head of the financial management department.

In other personnel moves news:

CareSource, Dayton, Ohio, has hired Sanjoy Musunuri to be executive vice president of strategy and business development.

CareSource is a nonprofit managed care company with about 2 million enrollees in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia.

Musunuri previously was working in health care private equity at Gauge Capital.

Musunuri has a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in business from Boston University.

He has been director of managed care contracting and medical economics at Advocate Health Care, a clinic near Chicago.

He got his start in health insurance as vice president of finance for Humana’s Chicago area health plan business. He later spent six years at WellCare Health Plan. When he left, he was state president of Harmony Health Plan of Illinois.

He was chief executive officer of Aetna Better Health of Illinois, then spent two years at a post-acute care management company and about three years at a mobile health services technology company before leaving for the private equity sector.

AdminaHealth, Greenwich, Connecticut, has hired Dorian Melkonian to be a senior sales executive.

AdminaHealth runs billing and payment systems for health insurers, employee benefit plans and health care organizations.

Melkonian previously was global sales director at Potoo, an online brand information tracking company.

Melkonian has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut and is certified in Conversational Sales by Drift.

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