Corporate governance: Board of Directors

Photograph of Mark T. Bertolini Mark T. Bertolini
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Aetna Inc.

Director of Aetna or its predecessors since 2010

Mark T. Bertolini is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Aetna.  He assumed the role of Chairman on April 8, 2011 and Chief Executive Officer on November 29, 2010.  Mr. Bertolini came to Aetna in 2003 as head of Aetna’s Specialty Products.  In July 2007, he was named President, responsible for all of Aetna’s businesses and operations across the company’s broad range of healthcare products and related services.  Prior to serving as Aetna’s President, Mr. Bertolini was executive vice president and head of Aetna’s regional businesses, which included the company’s individual, retiree, small group and middle market businesses, as well as numerous product, network and service areas.  Prior to joining Aetna, Mr. Bertolini held executive positions at Cigna, NYLCare Health Plans, and SelectCare, Inc., where he served as president and chief executive officer.  Among his civic activities, Mr. Bertolini serves on the Board of Directors of the The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, an organization founded by Paul Newman that serves children with cancer and other serious illnesses, and the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, an organization that breeds, trains and places German Shepherd guide dogs with people with visual disabilities.