July 27, 2021
HealthComp, the largest independent health benefits administrator in the country, today announced the appointment of Bill Leahy to the position of Vice President of Sales. In this role, Leahy will drive growth by working with brokers, benefit advisors and strategic partners to engage mid- to large-sized employer groups.
“Bill is a phenomenal addition to our leadership team,” said Tom Martel, CGO of HealthComp. “He brings the exact skillset we need to sustain our aggressive strategy of growth and national expansion. He has in-depth knowledge of the market, extensive contacts and credibility within the broker and benefit advisor community, and a keen understanding of what it takes to grow in the large employer group space. He’ll take the ball and run with it—and have a winning impact.”
“I’ve spent the past 25 years engaged in new business development in the New York, New Jersey, and the northeast market,” said Bill Leahy. “I’m thrilled to now bring this expertise to HealthComp to help drive growth. It’s been inspiring to join HealthComp’s team of talented and passionate professionals. The culture here is innovative and nimble, so our teams can act and respond to the market faster than most other organizations.”
Leahy added: “HealthComp’s value proposition includes all the ingredients to help employer groups tackle their chief concerns – controlling healthcare costs, enhancing the health of member populations, and improving the member experience. We have the claims excellence to control costs and a lower-than-average cost trend to prove it. Our care management programs strive to sustain and improve member health, and we have a high Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 80, which demonstrates our ability to deliver the superior member experience that employers want.”
Leahy brings to HealthComp more than 30 years of experience in developing solutions that reduce healthcare costs and provide a best-in-class experience for members. Most recently, Bill was vice president of business development with Aetna National Accounts, which followed several years in a similar role at UnitedHealthcare. He started his career with Cigna, where he worked in both underwriting and sales.