Blue Cross Blue Shield North Dakota goes with ‘proven entity’ for new CEO


FARGO — When it came to choosing a new CEO, the board of directors for the state’s top health insurer decided to go with what they know.

Tim Huckle was named the new president and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield North Dakota on Monday, following the firing of Paul von Ebers in May. Huckle, the company’s chief operating officer, had been serving as interim CEO.

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Erik Burgess
Erik Burgess covers city and county government for The Forum. He started as the paper's night reporter in 2012, after graduating from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. He was born and raised in Grand Forks, N.D., and also spent time interning at the Grand Forks Herald.  Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to
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