University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Elizabeth Bierbower

Past Speaker

President, Group & Specialty Segment, Humana, Inc.

Elizabeth (Beth) is President, Group Segment for Humana. She is responsible for driving the growth and profitability of Humana’s employer group products including Medical, Specialty, and Wellness offerings. In addition, Beth is responsible for Humana’s Government Business, which provides service to active members and the retirees of the military through contracts with the Department of Defense and the Veteran’s Administration. Under Beth’s leadership, the segment is transforming into an organization that helps individuals co-create their own health and wellbeing. In her prior role, Bierbower led Humana’s Specialty Benefits area, including dental, vision, life, disability, and workplace voluntary benefits.

Bierbower started her career at Humana in 2001. As product innovation leader, she drove the consumer strategy that included development of new products and services that helped position Humana as a leader in consumerism. Beth led the development of some of Humana’s most notable products, including SmartSuite.

She earned a Masters in Public Management, graduating with highest honors, from Carnegie Mellon University.

Session: Strategy Powered by Purpose

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