Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Welcomes John C. Langenus to its Board of Directors



Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) today announced that John C. Langenus is the newest member of the local nonprofit health insurer’s board of directors. Mr. Langenus brings to the role an extensive background in health insurance.


“John’s 35 years of experience and leadership in the health insurance industry will be invaluable to Blue Cross as we work to become more consumer centric and deliver more innovative products for Rhode Islanders,” said Peter Andruszkiewicz, president and chief executive officer for BCBSRI.


As President and CEO of Anthem National Accounts, Mr. Langenus was accountable for Anthem’s largest business unit with 12.3 million members. Mr. Langenus has also held leadership positions at companies including Coventry Healthcare, Evolution Benefits, and CIGNA, HealthCare.


Mr. Langenus has served on other boards including the University of Hartford Barney School of Business, W.J. Gallagher Insurance Consulting and the Connecticut State Judicial Review Board.


Mr. Langenus received his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and his MBA from the University of Hartford. He also served as a member of the United States Marine Corps. He currently resides in Bloomfield, Connecticut.


Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is the state’s leading health insurer and covers more than 600,000 members.  The company is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.  For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @BCBSRI.


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