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PacificSource president to retire

Pacific Source Health Plans announces that long-standing president and CEO Ken Provencher will retire on March 31, 2023. Provencher has served as Pacific Source’s president and CEO for 21 years, and is only the fifth PacificSource CEO since the company’s inception in 1933. Upon his retirement he will leave behind more than 38 years of experience in the healthcare industry, with 28 of those years committed to Pacific Source. P r o v e n c h e r j o i n e d PacificSource in 1995 as provider contracting director, was promoted to vice president operations in 1996, and then served as interim CEO in 2000 before being officially appointed to president and CEO in 2001. Prior to joining PacificSource, he served as vice president of VHA Upstate New York, a 15-hospital healthcare system. He also served as administrative director for United Health Services Network and director of fi nance and operations for HMO of North Carolina, a Blue Cross/Blue Shield subsidiary. The PacificSource board of directors will conduct a nationwide search for his replacement.