EmblemHealth Family of Companies Announces New Chief Human Resources Officer

Switch to:

EmblemHealth Family of Companies Announces New Chief Human Resources Officer

EmblemHealth Family of Companies Announces New Chief Human Resources Officer


New York, New York (March 4, 2019) — Today, the EmblemHealth family of companies, including ConnectiCare and AdvantageCare Physicians, announced an addition to the enterprise executive leadership team.

Donna Hughes joins the EmblemHealth family of companies as Chief Human Resources Officer. Hughes is an accomplished, transformational executive, with more than 20 years of Human Resources, leadership, and legal experience.  A thought leader in fast-paced evolving companies, Hughes is known for using her differentiated experience to drive human capital strategies that deliver positive business outcomes. Hughes previously served as SVP, Human Resources, for Impax Laboratories, Inc., where she led the Human Resources and Internal Communications functions, before founding her own Human Resources consultancy company. Before Impax Laboratories, Hughes served on the Global Leadership Team and Human Resources Leadership Team for Actavis, plc, leading human resource integration work streams through significant growth and transformation.

Hughes earned her Juris Doctor from Rutgers University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers College. Hughes holds a Master’s Certificate in NextGen Human Resource from Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations Executive and Professional Education Program.

“Our enterprise mission is to create healthier futures for our customers and communities, and our most valued resources are our employees,” said EmblemHealth President and CEO Karen Ignagni. “We are in the final stages of our transformation, launching industry-leading initiatives, and Donna’s experience will help guide these innovations and the employees that support them.”

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.


Kimberly Kann

Press Release