Ramon Soto is a skilled marketing executive with deep healthcare and financial services experience. He has a demonstrated ability to create vision, establish long-term strategies and lead cross-functional teams. Ramon has a proven track record of profitable growth in consumer and business-to-business markets. He is a passionate thought leader with strong analytic and growth skills.
Ramon is the senior vice president, chief marketing and communications officer for Northwell Health, where he is responsible for the development and execution of Northwell’s brand strategy, as well as for all aspects of marketing and communications including public relations, digital engagement, strategic marketing, clinical marketing and customer acquisition.
Ramon is a member of Northwell Health’s executive council, responsible for shaping the growth strategy and execution for the enterprise. Northwell Health is New York’s largest healthcare provider with a network of 23 hospitals, 750 community, research and clinical facilities. Northwell is NY State’s largest private employer with over 69,000 employees. With 5 million patient visits in 2018, Northwell Health is also one of the fastest growing healthcare providers in the country. Its market reach has expanded through acquisition of new hospital facilities and organic growth of ambulatory facilities, physician practices and joint ventures.
Ramon was formerly the chief marketing officer for Magellan Health, a healthcare services company focused on the unmet needs of individuals in the fast growing, highly complex and high cost areas of healthcare.
Prior to Magellan, Ramon was a senior vice president with Aetna, managing the global marketing function for the Aetna’s commercial businesses. Ramon ran the marketing function for Aetna’s national accounts, middle market, small group, specialty product and international business divisions, representing $32 billion in annual revenue.
Before his time at Aetna, Ramon spent several years at GE Capital leading the marketing function for several of GE’s consumer and commercial facing businesses.
Ramon is a graduate of the Yale School of Management’s MBA program for executives with a concentration in Healthcare. He serves on the Yale School of Management Alumni Board of Directors. He is also a graduate of GE Capital’s Leadership Interchange, a high potential manager training program. He is Six Sigma certified, was awarded a U.S. government patent for co-development of GE Capital’s product development process and was an instructor at GE’s Small Business College.
Ramon received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1988.