Humana, a managed healthcare company, has appointed Cynthia Zipperle as chief accounting officer and controller, effective immediately.

Zipperle has been a part of Humana’s finance team since joining the company in 1998, with increasing responsibility during her tenure. In her new role, she will report to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Brian Kane and has responsibility for all accounting functions, the establishment and maintenance of internal accounting controls and enterprise-wide financial reporting to both the Securities and Exchange Commission and state Departments of Insurance.