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Troy McQuagge Named the CEO of the Year, 2016

The chief executive officer of USHEALTH Group, Troy McQuagge, on 10th January 2017, was presented with the CEO award of the year. He was named the gold winner by One Planet Awards. The institution gives awards on an annual basis to the best of the best in the business industry. Leaders with the best professional and business leadership qualities are forwarded to the institution. From the list drawn, comparisons are made until one candidate is chosen. According to the One Planet Awards, leaders from organizations across the globe are eligible to participate. Nominations are done by all kind of organizations ranging from public and private, for-profit and nonprofit, startups and established, among many other categories.

Mr. McQuagge career in USHEALTH Group began in 2010. His first job in the company was to restructure and rebuild the company’s distribution agency, USHEALTH Advisors. His success in the business, consequently, led to his election as the president and CEO. In a span of two years since his election, the company has registered enormous growth, recorded an increase in profits and has been able to retain its competitive edge in the health insurance market.

Troy McQuagge said that he was honored to be presented with such an esteemed award. However, he stated that the award was as a result of team effort. Additionally, Troy said that the award was a testament to their renewed efforts in providing solutions to health insurance issues. The commitment of the employees to new and old customers contributed greatly to the recognition.

McQuagge went to the University of Central Florida. There, he studied and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. In the same year, his career began with Allstate Insurance Company. Two years later, he joined the Student Insurance Division of United Insurance Companies Inc. Troy rose through the ranks to become the President of the institution in 1997.

A few years in this role and the company set numerous sales records. In 2006, UICI was acquired by a private equity investor and changed its name to HealthMarkets. In this new institution, he was tasked with leading the sales and marketing departments. He worked in AMG till 2010 when he left to USHEALTH Group.

One Planet Awards is an institution that aims at recognizing and rewarding companies for their business and professional excellence. The awards, however, are categorized in different sections that include; the executive team, new exemplary products, marketing and Corporate. Organizations from across the globe are encouraged to participate.

USHEALTH Group is a health insurance company with headquarters in Texas. It has focused its service provision to self-employed individuals, small business owners and people with alternative sources of income. The company employs the use of its experienced employees and agents to market their products. It is, moreover, known for its superior customer services.

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