Chief Executive Officer
Ken Burdick is CEO of WellCare and leads WellCare in its mission to provide quality, cost-effective health care solutions for the company’s members, providers and government customers.
Prior to joining Wellcare, Ken was president and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota. From 2010 to 2012, Ken was with CEO of the Medicaid Division of Coventry Health Care and also served as CEO of MHNet, a Coventry behavioral health business unit. Previously, Ken spent 14 years as an executive with UnitedHealth Group, rising through positions of increasing responsibility.
In 2006, Ken was named CEO of UnitedHealthcare Group’s commercial business where he held P&L responsibility for $26 billion in revenue. He was named CEO of UnitedHealthcare’s Secure Horizons retail Medicare business in 2008.