July 15, 2021

Purchaser Business Group on Health Appoints Four New Members to Its Board of Directors

Benefit Experts from Disney, Intel, Qualcomm and Activision Blizzard Join the Country’s Most Impactful Business Group on Health

San Francisco, July 14, 2021  — The Purchaser Business Group on Health (PBGH), a nonprofit coalition committed to reducing health care costs while improving care quality and equity, has announced the addition of four new board members.

The new members bring a wealth of practical knowledge and innovative problem-solving to managing health care benefits for large organizations. PBGH’s membership includes nearly 40 of the nation’s largest employers, which are collectively responsible for providing health coverage to 15 million Americans and their families.

“We are working with the world’s premier employers who are committed to transforming health care on behalf of their employees,” said Elizabeth Mitchell, president and CEO of PBGH. “The addition of these national health care leaders to the PBGH board is a sign of that commitment.”

The new appointees join a board that includes representatives of Walmart, Covered California, eBay and Boeing.

“The four new board members – all benefits leaders working on behalf of American workers and their families – will strengthen PBGH’s ability to continue delivering innovative solutions that respond directly and exclusively to the needs of health care purchasers,” Mitchell added.

New PBGH board members are: