Glenn A. Macfarlane

Chief Executive Officer

Glenn MacFarlane

Glenn A. MacFarlane was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Aetna Better Health of New Jersey on June 27, 2016. The Plan was launched on January 1, 2015 and currently has approximately 73,000 members and $300 million in Premium and went Statewide 8/28/17. Lines of business include Medicaid, Managed Long- Term Services Supports (MLTSS) and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

Prior to joining Aetna, Mr. MacFarlane was the President and Chief Executive Officer at Affinity Health Plan,  one of the largest managed care plans in New York City. Mr. MacFarlane joined Affinity in November 2012 as Senior Vice President, Strategy, Business & Product Development, and then assumed the additional role of Chief Financial Officer on January 2014. He became the Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2015.  He also spent 12 years at TIAA-CREF, the Fortune 100 financial services firm based in New York City, where he held numerous senior finance roles in product, asset management and operations.

Mr. MacFarlane began his career at Coopers & Lybrand, one of the then “Big 8” consulting firms, focused on the health care industry. He later held senior finance roles for several years at the Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP), one of EmblemHealth’s legacy companies, and at a national physical therapy company. He also served as Chief Financial Officer at Horizon Mercy, a joint Medicaid managed care program between Mercy Health Plan of Pennsylvania and Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New Jersey. 

Mr. MacFarlane earned a B.A. in business administration from Iona College. He also completed the executive program in managed care at the University of Missouri.