Associate Vice President, Health and Productivity
Kathleen Herath oversees the Health and Productivity strategy at Nationwide for the company’s 33,000 associates. In this role, she is responsible for the company’s integrated health and productivity program, which includes: health screenings, wellness programs, disability and disease management, health education, work life resources and walking programs and occupational health clinics. She has 27 years of professional experience in the health care industry. Prior to her current role she served as the implementation manager for the integrated disability management program and Director of Associate Health Services at Nationwide Insurance. Ms. Herath has become a frequently requested speaker within the health and productivity industry and has spoken at numerous conferences and seminars on various industry-related topics. The Health and Productivity program at Nationwide has been awarded numerous national awards in the first four years including the 2009 IBI Health Innovation Award, the American Heart Association’s Platinum Fit Friendly Employer award, the 2010 HUB magazine APEX award and the prestigious C. Everett Koop National Health Award.