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Gary D. St. Hilaire

Gary D. St. Hilaire, President and CEO, joined Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey on April 6, 2020. Mr. St. Hilaire comes to Horizon BCBSNJ from Capital Blue Cross in central Pennsylvania, where he served for the last eight years as CEO. Prior to this role, Mr. St. Hilaire was the company’s Chief Financial Officer.

During Mr. St. Hilaire’s tenure with Capital BlueCross, he led the company’s transformation into a nationally diversified family of companies, stressing the importance of leadership and corporate citizenship, and driving innovation with patient-focused care models, growth in ancillary services, and leading-edge data analytics. 

Mr. St. Hilaire grew up in Goffstown, New Hampshire, and graduated college with a degree in accounting. He started his career at the accounting firm Deloitte & Touche, and later moved into the health insurance industry as Chief Financial Officer of the Massachusetts Blue plan. 

Mr. St. Hilaire and his wife, Sylvie, have six children. He dedicates his free time to a number of philanthropical and industry organizations.