Managed care company Centene Corp. announced the appointment of Ashlee Knuckey as chief ethics and compliance officer.

Knuckey will have enterprise-wide responsibility for leading Centene’s ethics and compliance team. She brings nearly 13 years of experience in regulatory, litigation, and transactional matters, primarily in the healthcare and insurance industries.

Most recently, she worked at law firm Locke Lord, progressing from associate, to partner, and eventually to co-chair of the health and managed care litigation practice group and a member of the board of directors, according to her LinkedIn profile.