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Marco Diaz of News Corp Named to Board of Business Group on Health

Issued by Business Group on Health

Sept. 11, 2023

‘Fortunate to have professional of his caliber’

WASHINGTON, D.C., – Business Group on Health, the esteemed health and well-being association representing large employers, has named Marco Diaz, senior vice president and global head of benefits at News Corp, to its board of directors. 

In his role, Diaz sets the overarching global benefits strategy in conjunction with the various business divisions at News Corp. He provides strategic direction and operational responsibility to an array of benefits including a suite of health & welfare plans and retirement plans such as defined contribution, defined benefit and non-qualified benefit.

In addition to his Business Group on Health Board role, Marco also serves in several other nonprofit leadership and advisory capacities.

Prior to News Corp, Diaz worked for Thomson Reuters, where he oversaw the Americas benefits function.

“Marco’s extensive experience in the health and benefits arena will clearly be an asset to the Business Group on Health board,” said Ellen Kelsay, its president and CEO. “He is a skilled communicator, strategic leader and tactical problem-solver, and we look forward to having him provide insight to our work on behalf of large employers.” 

Brendon Perkins, chair of the Business Group’s board of directors and senior vice president for Global Total Rewards and People Partnering at Nielsen, said, “I am pleased to welcome Marco to the board of Business Group on Health. We are fortunate to have a professional of his caliber help shape the organization for the future.”

About Business Group on Health

Business Group on Health is the leading non-profit organization representing large employers’ perspectives on optimizing workforce strategy through innovative health, benefits and well-being solutions and on health policy issues. The Business Group keeps its membership informed of leading-edge thinking and action on health care cost and delivery, financing, affordability and experience with the health care system. Business Group members include the majority of Fortune 100 companies as well as large public-sector employers, who collectively provide health and well-being programs for more than 60 million individuals in 200 countries. For more information, visit

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