About Independence Blue Cross

Juan Lopez, CPA Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer

Juan Lopez is executive vice president, chief financial officer, and treasurer at Independence Health Group, the parent company of Independence Blue Cross, LLC. In this role, Mr. Lopez is responsible for all financial functions for Independence Blue Cross and other Independence Health Group subsidiaries. He also plays a key role in strategic planning for the organization.

Most recently, Mr. Lopez held the role of senior vice president of Finance Shared Services where he led Corporate Accounting, Investments, Treasury, Procurement, and Building Services, and identified opportunities for business innovation and process improvements. He joined Independence in 2010 as corporate controller and later became head of Investments and Treasury Services.

Mr. Lopez has more than 30 years of experience in finance, accounting, and audit in the health care, financial services, and banking industries. Before joining Independence in 2010, he had 13 years of experience in various Finance roles at CIGNA Corporation. Prior to CIGNA, Mr. Lopez’s finance and audit experience spanned ARAMARK, GE Capital, and CoreStates Financial Corp.

Mr. Lopez is active on the Boards of several organizations, including Evio, an independent pharmacy solutions startup; PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation; Plan Investment Fund and the Blue Venture Fund, Blue Cross Blue Shield Financial Corporation mutual fund and private equity fund investments; Flare Capital Industry Advisory Board; International Plan Solutions, a jointly owned Blue investment n GEO Blue, an international insurance company; FIFA World Cup 2026 Philadelphia; Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School; Providence Center and Esperanza, two nonprofits serving the North Philadelphia Latinx community; and Fred’s Footsteps. In 2017, he was honored with Al Día’s Hispanic Heritage Month Pillar of Leadership Award, which recognizes Latino leadership in Philadelphia’s business community. In 2023, he was recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of its CFO of the Year honorees.

At Independence, Mr. Lopez actively supports the company’s diversity and inclusion efforts as an executive sponsor for the Latino Associate Resource Group, Latinos con Propósito, and is also a member of the company’s Leadership Development Advisory Council focused on developing next generation talent. Mr. Lopez also led a company-wide employee giving campaign from 2017 through 2019.

Mr. Lopez graduated from La Salle University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and has post-graduate training in Six Sigma and financial leadership.

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