Scott to retire from Blue Cross

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana executive Peggy Scott will retire from the company in July.

Scott has served as executive vice president, chief operating officer, chief financial officer and treasurer for the state’s largest health insurer.

Blue Cross President and Chief Executive Officer Mike Reitz said he was saddened by Scott’s retirement.

“Peggy has played a vital role in the success of this company over the past nine years. We will use this next year to conduct a search for a successor to carry on the exemplary leadership that she provided. We wish her the best,” Reitz said.