Shawn M. Guertin, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Enterprise Risk Officer, joined Aetna in April, 2011. In his current position, Mr. Guertin is responsible for leading all of the corporation’s financial activities including planning and performance management, risk management, financial reporting, investment management, treasury and capital planning, tax, investor relations, corporate actuarial and underwriting and the Business Segment Finance organization. He is a member of Aetna’s Executive Committee, the senior governing body of the company, and is a key strategic contributor.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Guertin served as head of Business Segment Finance where he was responsible for providing leadership to the finance teams supporting each of Aetna’s primary businesses.
Prior to joining Aetna, Mr. Guertin served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Coventry Health Care Inc. (NYSE: CVH). He was responsible for financial reporting, investor relations, mergers & acquisitions, treasury and capital planning, actuarial and underwriting, risk management, tax, budgeting and planning, and real estate and procurement. During his career with Coventry, He was also the Chief Actuary. Mr. Guertin's previous experience includes leadership roles at United HealthCare and Travelers.
Mr. Guertin graduated summa cum laude with distinction from Boston University where he received his Bachelors of Arts degree in Mathematics. He is a Fellow, Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.