Selection committee



Warren Murrell

As CEO for Peoples Health, Warren Murrell is the driving force behind the Peoples Health business model and is focused on making a positive impact on the overall health of plan
members. He steers the development and enhancement of the
Medicare Advantage plans offered by the company.

Murrell guides the overall strategic plan for the continued growth of Peoples Health. He leads the company in establishing its medical home model for its health plans to improve the health outcomes for all plan members.

Murrell brings more than 24 years of healthcare experience to this role, 16 of which have been with Peoples Health. Previously, he served as president and chief operating officer for the company, overseeing project management and daily operations, helping to direct and implement innovative strategies designed to optimize health outcomes for the company’s plan members, and fostering continued company CEO growth. He also served as chief operating officer, vice president of IPA services and regional director of IPA services. Prior to joining Peoples Health as sales manager in 2000, Murrell developed his healthcare expertise at Memorial Sisters of Charity Health Network and Prudential Healthcare, both in Houston, Texas.

Murrell earned a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University and a Master of Business Administration focused on healthcare management from the University of Miami. Since 2012, he has served on the Louisiana Association of Health Plans board of directors, for which he is currently president. He also serves on the board of directors for Greater New Orleans Inc. and for Peoples Health.