Ex-Deloitte executives at two state agencies oversee contracts with their old firm

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Two Massachusetts agencies are headed by former Deloitte Consulting executives, where they oversee contracts managed by the New York firm

At the Health Connector, where Deloitte has a $12.3 million slice of the new online system for buying health insurance, the chief operating officer, Roni Mansur, was a longtime Deloitte consultant. Connector officials say Mansur was not involved in the decision to hire Deloitte.

He joined the agency in 2010 and was named operating chief in October 2011, a month before the contract with Deloitte was signed. But Mansur, who has reviewed and reported on Deloitte’s performance to the agency’s board, helped recommend a 16-week extension of the firm’s contract, at a cost of $200,000 a month, according to a May 2012 memorandum.

The recommendation also included renewing Deloitte’s contract for a year, exercising an option in the federally funded contract . Under state law, officials must disclose whether they have a potential conflict of interest in their jobs.

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