About Independence Blue Cross

Peter S. Panageas Senior Vice President, Sales and Client Management

Peter Panageas
Peter Panageas is senior vice president of Sales for Independence Blue Cross (Independence). In this role, Mr. Panageas has profit-and-loss responsibilities focused on new business and retention for all groups 1,000+, including Large Local, National, Health & Welfare, Education, and FEP for new business and retention.

Mr. Panageas joined independence as vice president of Sales in 2010. During his tenure with the company, he has implemented significant changes to the sales incentive program and improved the membership reporting capabilities to increase sales force effectiveness. His championing of Independence’s participation in consultant exchanges has resulted in significant membership growth.

Mr. Panageas is a respected client relationship leader with recognized expertise in new business creation, client relationship management, and innovative client solutions. He is supported by a seasoned management team and sales executives who cultivate relationships with key accounts. He also manages Consortium-related responsibilities for Independence sales and marketing. In addition to managing the P&L for National, Premier, Labor and Education, Mr. Panageas’ organization manages over 1 million members locally, regionally, nationally, and globally.

Mr. Panageas received a bachelor of science degree from Rutgers University.