BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Chairman and CEO M. Edward Sellers retired as CEO, effective August 1, 2010. Sellers, age 65, has been with Blue Cross and Blue Shield for 32 years, including 23 years in South Carolina. He has been CEO since 1992 and chairman since 2001.
Prior to joining BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina in 1987, Sellers held positions with Westinghouse Electric Corporation, the Boston Consulting Group, and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association in Chicago. He has a bachelor’s degree in physics from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Harvard. He said his wife of 32 years, Dr. Suzan D. Boyd, and their 28-year-old son, Adam, are looking forward to this transition and share his enthusiasm for the future success of BlueCross.
Sellers currently serves as chairman of New Carolina and as vice-chair of the Palmetto Institute. He previously served as chairman of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the Palmetto Business Forum, the Columbia College Board of Trustees, the ETV Endowment, and the Palmetto Conservation Foundation. Recognitions include being elected Business Leader of the Year in 2002 by the State Chamber of Commerce, receiving (along with his wife, Dr. Suzan D. Boyd) the United Way of the Midlands Humanitarians of the Year Award in 2008, and he will be inducted into the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame later this month.more » « less