Sir Andrew Witty Returns to UnitedHealth Group after Leave of Absence

December 02, 2020 | 1 min Read

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) announced that Sir Andrew Witty, president of UnitedHealth Group and chief executive officer of Optum, has returned to the company after an eight-month leave of absence to serve as a Global Envoy for the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 efforts. Witty will resume his duties effective immediately.

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UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) is a diversified health care company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and helping make 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.