UnitedHealth Group Inc. has hired Peter Jacoby, a former AT&T Inc. lobbyist, to serve as senior vice president of government affairs effective Aug. 11.
Jacoby will lead political initiatives at the state and federal levels, the Minnetonka-based health insurer said in a news release.
He previously held government-affairs leadership roles at Dallas-based AT&T, where he worked for 15 years. For three years during the Clinton administration, Jacoby was special assistant to the president and senior legislative counsel in the White House.
He got his law degree from George Mason University School of Law.
Date: August 8, 2014