Appointment of Outstanding Executives Supports Organization’s Strategic Leadership
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 25, 2022 — Business Group on Health today announced three new board members as well as a new chief strategy officer, a key leadership position.
The board members, senior executives whose appointments are effective immediately, are Steve Braun, vice president of Global Benefits, Meta; Diana Han, MD, chief health and well-being officer, Unilever; and David Stark, MD, chief medical officer and head of HR Data, Analytics and Technology Strategy, Morgan Stanley.
“We welcome these outstanding leaders to the Business Group’s board of directors,” said Jim Huffman, board chair of Business Group on Health. “Their broad and deep range of experience will inform Business Group on Health for years to come.”
Braun of Meta has deep, multidisciplinary experience in human resources and finance at prominent companies that also include The Walt Disney Company, Macy’s and Procter & Gamble. He is a trusted leader, providing strategic insights to top company officials in an array of areas, including global benefits, well-being, finance, compliance and total rewards.
Dr. Han of Unilever is a physician executive with a strong record of strategic leadership, clinical excellence and operational success across the global health care ecosystem and its adjacencies. Prior to Unilever, Dr. Han served as chief medical officer and global medical director for GE.
Dr. Stark of Morgan Stanley has built a career spanning both ends of the health care spectrum: as a physician, working directly with patients, and as a bioinformatician, working with data to drive health research and new technology development. A licensed physician who is board certified in pediatric neurology and clinical informatics. Dr. Stark joined Morgan Stanley in 2018 from Mount Sinai Health System.
Jim Winkler, who most recently served as senior vice president and global chief innovation officer, Health Solutions, Aon, was named the Business Group’s chief strategy officer. In his role at Aon, Winkler served as executive liaison to the Business Group and participated in many Business Group on Health strategic forums. His deep experience, robust relationships and knowledge of emerging industry trends position him well for this role.
“We are pleased to welcome Jim, Steve, Diana and David to our thriving organization and team,” said Ellen Kelsay, CEO and president, Business Group on Health. “Their addition underscores Business Group on Health’s position as the preeminent health and well-being association representing employers. I’m thrilled to work alongside such esteemed individuals, who each have so much to offer.”
About Business Group on Health
Business Group on Health is the leading non-profit organization representing large employers’ perspectives on optimizing workforce strategy through innovative health, benefits and well-being solutions and on health policy issues. The Business Group keeps its membership informed of leading-edge thinking and action on health care cost and delivery, financing, affordability and experience with the health care system. Business Group members include 72 Fortune 100 companies as well as large public-sector employers, who collectively provide health and well-being programs for more than 60 million individuals in 200 countries. For more information, visit www.businessgrouphealth.org.