AP NEWS
Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.
PRESS RELEASE: Paid content from Business Wire
Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

Delta Dental of Wisconsin Appoints Doug Ballweg as Company President and CEO

November 5, 2019
Delta Dental of Wisconsin Appoints Doug Ballweg as Company President and CEO
Delta Dental of Wisconsin Appoints Doug Ballweg as Company President and CEO

STEVENS POINT, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 5, 2019--

Delta Dental of Wisconsin is pleased to announce Doug Ballweg as president and CEO and he assumed this role on November 2, 2019. Ballweg replaces former president and CEO Dennis Peterson, who has retired after more than 41 years with Delta Dental. Peterson will now serve as the president of the Delta Dental of Wisconsin Foundation.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191105005258/en/

Delta Dental of Wisconsin is pleased to announce Doug Ballweg as president and CEO and he assumed this role on November 2, 2019. (Photo: Business Wire)

Ballweg joined Delta Dental in August 2010 as vice president, finance and chief financial officer and was subsequently promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining the company, Doug was a partner with Strohm Ballweg, LLP for 11 years. Before this, he worked with other public accounting firms and served Delta Dental of Wisconsin in various consulting roles since 1990.

“Doug’s knowledge of the industry and our organization positions us for continued success. His commitment to providing a high level of customer service, to further advance our mission to improve oral health, and to our employees, gives us tremendous opportunities ahead,” noted Pepi Randolph, Delta Dental of Wisconsin Board Chairman.

“I am fortunate to step into the role as president and CEO. I am proud of our committed employees who for more than 50 years have been fulfilling our mission to improve oral health. We will continue to make dental benefits easy – through exceptional customer service, quick and accurate claim payments, providing the most in-network dentists, and by making coverage affordable for our customers,” Ballweg said.

Ballweg is a University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, holding degrees in both Accounting and Administrative Management. He is a licensed CPA by the State of Wisconsin since 1993.

Ballweg is very involved in the area community, recently serving as the President of the Portage County Business Council and the United Way of Portage County. He also serves as a director for WoodTrust Bank.

About Delta Dental of Wisconsin

Delta Dental of Wisconsin is headquartered in Stevens Point, with sales offices in Milwaukee and Madison. As part of the nationwide Delta Dental Plans Association, Delta Dental of Wisconsin joins 38 other Delta Dental plans to serve nearly one third of the estimated 254 million Americans with dental insurance.

View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191105005258/en/

CONTACT: Amanda Lowery

Manager, Marketing & Communications

800-236-3713

alowery@deltadentalwi.com

KEYWORD: WISCONSIN UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MEN GENERAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SERVICES PHILANTHROPY FAMILY CONSUMER DENTAL FOUNDATION CHILDREN INSURANCE WOMEN SENIORS HEALTH

SOURCE: Delta Dental of Wisconsin

Copyright Business Wire 2019.

PUB: 11/05/2019 10:32 AM/DISC: 11/05/2019 10:32 AM

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191105005258/en