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MedBen Turns 75: "Only our clients are older than us"


  05:07:22 pm, by MedBen5   , 139 words,  
Categories: News, Health Plan Management

MedBen Turns 75: "Only our clients are older than us"

From The Newark Advocate – “MedBen celebrates 75 years of growing big in small markets“:

Doug Freeman, MedBen Chairman and ECO

“Chairman and CEO Doug Freeman, who has headed MedBen for 25 years, said the company found many of its 427 clients in markets about the size of Newark, focusing on employers in the manufacturing, local government and hospital industries.

“’We decided we had to find a niche, and as a small company we had to do something different than the big guys,’ Freeman said. ‘In small markets, we rely on relationships and partnerships to help us compete very effectively in those markets.’

“Its local clients include the City of Newark, Licking County government, Licking Memorial Hospital, Park National Bank and the Energy Cooperative.

“’I guess you could say, only our clients are older than us,’ Freeman said.”

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