Executive Vice President and
Chief Human Resources Officer
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Jose Tomas is executive vice president and chief human resources officer of Indianapolis-based WellPoint, Inc. As a member of WellPoint’s executive leadership team, Mr. Tomas is responsible for succession planning and talent management, compensation and benefits, workforce development, diversity management and associate engagement.
Joining WellPoint in 2013, Mr. Tomas previously served as global chief people officer and president for the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) regions for Burger King Corporation (BKC). As a key member of the executive team, he was responsible for the company’s global human resources and communications functions. He led operations, marketing, business development, purchasing, and supply and distribution functions for the LAC region. Previously at BKC, he served as vice president of Human Resources, leading the human resources function supporting the company's North America business unit as well as the global operations strategic unit headquartered in Miami. In addition, he oversaw security and asset protection for BKC's company-owned restaurants in the United States and Canada. He has also served in both field and corporate human resources positions with Ryder System Inc., a global logistics company, and Publix Super Markets.
Mr. Tomas holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master's in management from Florida International University. He is certified by the Human Resources Certification Institute as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and currently serves as a board member for the Society for Human Resource Management.