Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) announced today Scott Towers has been named president of the company's Dental business, effective November 28, 2016. Towers steps into this role after eight years with the company. In his new role, Towers will be responsible for developing strategy and managing the profit and loss for the Dental business. This includes accountability for product development, operations, underwriting, and network development. Towers will be based in Eagan, Minnesota. Since joining Anthem in 2009 as part of Anthem's acquisition of DeCare Dental, Towers has been an integral part of the Dental business Leadership team. Most recently, Towers was responsible for Anthem's dental underwriting, product development and analytics and has more than 20 years experience in the dental benefits industry. "Scott has been an instrumental member of our organization for many years and I'm confident he has the expertise and leadership skills to excel in this position and drive the growth of our Dental business," said Nick Brecker, president of Anthem's Specialty business. Towers earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota. He has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management. Towers succeeds Mike Malouf who has decided to step down from the position effective November 28, 2016. About Anthem, Inc. Anthem is working to transform health care with trusted and caring solutions. Our health plan companies deliver quality products and services that give their members access to the care they need. With over 73 million people served by its affiliated companies, including nearly 40 million enrolled in its family of health plans, Anthem is one of the nation's leading health benefits companies. For more information about Anthem's family of companies, please visit www.antheminc.com/companies.