UnitedHealth Group President Dave Wichmann and Ohio Gov. John Kasich Announce 700 New Jobs Coming to Ohio

June 09, 2017

UnitedHealth Group President Dave Wichmann, Ohio Governor John Kasich and UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement CEO for Ohio Rick Dunlop, announce the creation of 700 new jobs in Columbus, Ohio, to serve individuals enrolled in UnitedHealthcare plans.

  • Renovated operations center to open in Dublin later this year
  • New jobs increase total company workforce statewide to more than 4,000 people
  • Employees to provide customer service to people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare plans

Ohio Gov. John Kasich joined UnitedHealth Group President Dave Wichmann and local officials today to announce that 700 new jobs are coming to Central Ohio.

UnitedHealth Group, the parent company of UnitedHealthcare, is hiring for new positions over the next two years to support care providers and individuals nationwide who are enrolled in UnitedHealthcare plans. The 700 new employees will work out of a newly renovated space in Dublin.

The announcement took place in Dublin at 5900 Parkwood Place. The 165,000-square-foot facility is currently being renovated and will re-open in September, with the capacity to house up to 1,000 employees.

"We are hiring more Ohioans to help make health care simpler, higher-performing and more modern for people in Ohio and across the country," said Wichmann. "These new employees will enable us to enhance customer service, increase access to care and support well-being programs for the people we are privileged to serve. Our investments in these new jobs and the facility renovation affirm our commitment to Ohio, our care provider partners and our customers."

UnitedHealth Group has a workforce of more than 3,500 people in Ohio, including 1,500 individuals with Optum, UnitedHealth Group's health services business.

UnitedHealthcare serves nearly 2 million people throughout Ohio enrolled in employer, Medicare and Medicaid health plans with a care provider network of more than 250 hospitals and nearly 49,000 physicians and other care providers statewide.

Military Veterans Encouraged to Apply

UnitedHealth Group is committed to hiring military veterans. In partnership with 100,000 Jobs Mission, a public-private partnership among major U.S. corporations to hire veterans who have served the nation, UnitedHealth Group encourages military veterans who are interested in a position to apply.

Candidates interested in the Dublin openings can apply online at

About UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) is a diversified health and well-being company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone. UnitedHealth Group offers a broad spectrum of products and services through two distinct platforms: UnitedHealthcare, which provides health care coverage and benefits services; and Optum, which provides information and technology-enabled health services. For more information, visit UnitedHealth Group at or follow @UnitedHealthGrp on Twitter.