Blue Cross Names Brian Badinger Vice President, Technical Programs

Jan. 3, 2023

Brian BadingerBATON ROUGE—Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana has promoted Brian Badinger to vice president, technical programs, effective Jan. 1. Badinger, who joined Blue Cross in 2001, will report to Sue Kozik, the company’s senior vice president and chief information officer.

In his new position, Badinger will be responsible for developing, overseeing and ensuring the successful completion of large, strategic, cross-company programs.

Badinger most recently served as director of enterprise strategic programs for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana. He joined the company as a network advisory systems engineer and has moved steadily upward in the IT and Data & Analytics divisions. Badinger earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana.

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