Rothrock Assumes Role of CompBenefits' CEO
Atlanta, GA - July 1, 2004 - Kirk Rothrock, formerly CompBenefits' President and Chief Operating Officer, took the reigns today as the dental and vision insurance company's President and Chief Executive Officer. Rothrock replaced the retiring David Klock who will continue to serve the company as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Board's Audit Committee.
As President and CEO, Rothrock oversees all of the day-to-day functions of the company as well as corporate development and strategic planning.
Rothrock joined CompBenefits in 2003, and he has built on the company's recent growth momentum by realigning resources to focus on the unique needs of specific customer segments. This effort includes expanding CompBenefits' effectiveness to reach a wider array of customers by continuing to build products and clinical networks, as well as bolstering customer service and distribution capabilities.
Rothrock has 18 years of experience in health care and employee benefits, including sales, sales management, product management, operations management, provider contracting and management, and administration. He has held various executive positions as well. Prior to joining CompBenefits, Rothrock served as President of Intracorp, where his focus on sales and account management processes ultimately drove company earnings to record levels from 1999 to 2002.
Before joining Intracorp, Rothrock was Senior Vice President for Humana, where he managed a variety of specialty benefits including dental, disability, life insurance, managed worker's compensation, Section 125 Flexible Spending Account administration, and international development.
Rothrock also served as a Senior Vice President for Managed Care at Employers Health Insurance where his work led to increased sales, effective management, and strengthened relationships with renowned clients.
Additionally, he spent time as Executive Director of The Health Insurance Plan of California, where he served as a public speaker and lobbyist in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Rothrock has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Pennsylvania State University.