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E. Selemon Asfaw

Chief Financial Officer, Optum Health

E. Selemon Asfaw

Selemon Asfaw is the Chief Financial Officer of Optum Health, where he is responsible for leading the strategic financial direction for Optum Health including the Care Delivery, SCA and MedExpress businesses.

In addition to having fiscal responsibility for Optum Health, Asfaw oversees risk-based financial arrangements across the Optum Health segment.

Prior to this role, Asfaw was CFO of Optum Care and Optum Health’s Care Solutions and Health Services businesses and was a vice president of corporate development leading M&A on behalf of Optum Health.

Earlier in his career, Asfaw was an investment banker with Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Healthcare Group in New York City, covering a range of clients in the sector.

Prior to investment banking, Asfaw launched a series of entrepreneurship and leadership programs for underserved youth in North Minneapolis on behalf of the University of Minnesota. Asfaw holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Business.