A New One Steps In

On its blog, Navigenics has announced that its new president and CEO will be Jonathan Lord. Previously, Lord was the chief innovation officer at Humana in Louisville, and before that he was president of Boston's Health Dialog. Lord replaces Mari Baker, who headed to Playfirst, an entertainment and video game company, in March. Lord will start on the first of May.

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