San Francisco (PRWEB) August 05, 2014
Delta Dental of California and its affiliates today announced the promotion of Hari Makkala to group vice president of information technology.
Makkala, who has served for five years as Delta Dental’s vice president of information technology and head of applications delivery and enterprise architecture, brings with him more than 23 years of information technology experience in the health care and finance industries. Prior to joining Delta Dental in 2009, he served as chief technology officer and senior vice president for People’s United Financial, Inc., and held several IT leadership roles at CIGNA Corporation and positions at AETNA and GeoTrace Technologies. He holds a Master of Science degree in computer engineering from the University of Houston, and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Osmania University in India.
Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental of New York, Inc., Delta Dental of Pennsylvania, and Delta Dental Insurance Company, along with their affiliated companies, together provide dental benefits to 27 million people in 15 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. All are part of the Delta Dental Plans Association, whose member companies collectively cover more than 63 million people nationwide.