Pinnacol Assurance’s board of directors named Philip B. Kalin president and CEO of Pinnacol.
Kalin was selected as a finalist for the position on Oct. 23. Kalin will begin his service at Pinnacol on November 27. Pinnacol is required by Colorado statute to publicly identify any finalist for the president and CEO position two weeks before the position can be offered. That two-week period ended on Thursday, and the Pinnacol board voted unanimously to name Kalin president and CEO.
Kalin served as president and CEO of the Center for Improving Value in Health Care from 2009 until the present. In this role, Kalin worked with the insurance and brokerage communities along with providers, policy makers and community members. He also served as president and CEO of Rose Medical Center in Denver and held senior executive positions at the Henry Ford Healthcare system in Detroit and the Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland.
Kalin also co-founded and was CEO of CustomMed Solutions, a health care technology company focused on improving workflow among insurance companies and providers.
Pinnacol is the state’s largest workers’ compensation provider, covering 55,000 Colorado businesses.