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Dr. Duane Davis was pro­moted to CEO of Geisinger Health Plan, Danville, Pa. Davis, cur­rently Geisinger Health Plan’s VP and CMO, re­places who left this month and

Jean Haynes, who had held the po­si­tions of pres­i­dent and CEO since Septem­ber 2009. Haynes suc­ceeded

Dr. Richard Gil­fil­lan, now the act­ing di­rec­tor for the CMS Cen­ter for Medi­care & Med­i­caid In­no­va­tion. Gil­fil­lan fin­ished atop the Mod­ern Health­care/mod­ern Physi­cian 50 Most In­flu­en­tial Physi­cian Ex­ec­u­tives list in 2011 and fin­ished No. 5 on this year’s list. Davis, 66, also will have the ti­tle of CEO of Geisinger In­dem­nity In­sur­ance Co. and Geisinger Qual­ity Op­tions and will serve as ex­ec­u­tive VP of in­sur­ance op­er­a­tions for the Geisinger Health Sys­tem, ac­cord­ing to a Geisinger news re­lease. Davis, who con­tin­ues to prac­tice in Geisinger’s depart­ment of rheuma­tol­ogy, joined Geisinger Health in 1978 and has been VP and CMO of the Geisinger Health Plan since 2000. … Blue Shield of Cal­i­for­nia, San Fran­cisco, named pres­i­dent and ap­pointed

Paul Markovich him to the board of di­rec­tors, ef­fec­tive June 1. Markovich, 45, will also as­sume the CEO po­si­tion in Jan­uary. He will re­place the cur­rent chair­man, pres­i­dent

Bruce Bo­daken, and CEO, who is re­tir­ing at the end of the year. Bo­daken, 60, has served as CEO since Jan­uary 2000. Un­der his lead­er­ship, the com­pany last year im­ple­mented a plan to cap its net in­come at 2% of rev­enue and re­turn the rest to con­sumers. Markovich cur­rently serves as the com­pany’s COO, a role he has held since 2009.

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