WellCare general counsel leaves Tampa for Eli Lilly
January 27, 2020 - Anat Hakim, general counsel at WellCare Health Plans Inc., was named senior vice president and general council for Eli Lilly & Co., an Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical company, effective Feb. 3. Hakim's move was announced Friday, one day after WellCare, a Tampa-based managed healthcare company, was acquired by Centene Corp. for $17.3 billion. Hakim was recently recognized as General Counsel of the Year in 2019 by Corporate Counsel, a news release from Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) said. "Lilly's focus on innovation, its promising pipeline of new medicines, and its desire to make medicines more affordable for patients make it the ideal place for me," Hakim said in the release.