Industry veteran Denise McDonough has been named president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s commercial business in Maine.

Denise McDonough Photo courtesy of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

McDonough joined Anthem in 2010 as director of sales in New Hampshire, according to a news release announcing her appointment.

The following year, she was promoted to her current role as regional vice president of sales for the New Hampshire commercial plan, where she led growth and retention efforts across Anthem’s large group, small group and individual business lines for the last seven years.

Prior to her career at Anthem, McDonough was in sales management at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care for 13 years.

She has a bachelor’s degree from Boston College and a master’s degree from Emerson College.