EmblemHealth CEO Named one of Crain’s 50 Most Powerful Women in New York

EmblemHealth CEO Named one of Crains 50 Most Powerful Women in New York


NEW YORK (June 21, 2019) – EmblemHealth, one of the nation’s largest non-profit health insurers, announced today that its CEO, Karen Ignagni, has been named one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in New York for 2019 by Crain’s New York Business. Crain’s publishes the list every two years, choosing honorees for their leadership, civic engagement and many other factors.

In its profile of Ms. Ignagni, Crain’s highlights her efforts to modernize EmblemHealth and bring high-quality, innovative offerings to New York’s communities: “Ignagni has led significant investments in technology to help the company monitor the health of its members and keep them out of the hospital.”

“It is an honor to be recognized among this incredible group of inspiring women,” said Karen Ignagni, President and CEO, EmblemHealth. “Awards like these allow hardworking and successful women to not only motivate each other, but generations of women business leaders to come.”

To see the full list of Crain’s 50 Most Powerful Women, visit

About EmblemHealth 
EmblemHealth is one of the nation's largest nonprofit health insurers, with 3.1 million members and an 80-year legacy of serving New York's communities. The company offers a full range of commercial and government-sponsored health plans to employers, individuals and families, as well as convenient community resources. As a market leader in value-based care, EmblemHealth partners with top doctors and hospitals to deliver quality, affordable care. For more information, visit emblemhealth.com.

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