Pacific Blue Cross

Pacific Blue Cross

June 17, 2015 14:09 ET

Pacific Blue Cross Appoints Shelley Kee as Sr VP Sales & Group Client Development

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 17, 2015) - Editors note: There is one photo accompanying this press release.

Pacific Blue Cross is pleased to announce the appointment of Shelley Kee to the position of Senior Vice President Sales and Group Client Development effective July 20, 2015.

Shelley is a seasoned group benefits professional and has been part of the Blue Cross family for over 25 years. Serving as part of the senior leadership team with our sister plan, Medavie Blue Cross, for the past 11 years, Shelley was responsible for the Group Division with a client base of $650 million in annualized premium, representing more than 3,500 large, medium and small employers.

"I am very pleased to welcome Shelley to Pacific Blue Cross where she can continue her success with Blue Cross in British Columbia," says Jan K. Grude, President and CEO. "Her experience across disciplines such as Human Resources, Underwriting, Product Development and Marketing will benefit our clients and help Pacific Blue Cross achieve its mission to improve the health and well-being of British Columbians."

Shelley's leadership at Medavie Blue Cross was instrumental in driving successful growth and retention strategies across multiple business divisions where her team provided exceptional service to clients and consistently exceeded group sales targets established for the Eastern and Atlantic regions.

Shelley also brings increased thought leadership to Pacific Blue Cross, having spoken at many conferences on a variety of topics relating to the Group Benefits Industry in Canada. As well she has served on industry think tanks such as the Canadian Council on Integrated Healthcare.

"I am looking forward to joining the Pacific Blue Cross team," says Shelley Kee. "I have had the pleasure of working alongside many people at Pacific Blue Cross over the years. There's a great team here and I am excited for the opportunity to contribute to the organization's success, meet new people, and provide the very best in service to our clients."

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