HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ronald A. Williams, chairman of Aetna (NYSE: AET) today issued the following statement upon the announcement that Aetna board member Gerald Greenwald had been named an “Outstanding Director” by the Outstanding Directors Exchange (ODX).
“Aetna’s Board of Directors and I are very pleased to see Jerry Greenwald honored by his peers ‘for being a guiding force throughout Aetna’s financial and strategic turnaround, providing counsel on investments in new capabilities, products and growth markets in the healthcare industry.’ That distinction fits Jerry perfectly. His extensive financial and management experience and solid guidance as presiding director have served Aetna well for many years.”
Since 1998, the Outstanding Directors Program has honored peer-nominated independent directors of public companies who have gone above and beyond the call of duty for the companies they serve.
Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 35.4 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities and health care management services for Medicaid plans. Our customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information, see www.aetna.com. To learn more about Aetna’s innovative online tools, visit www.aetnatools.com.
About The Outstanding Directors Program (www.outstandingdirectors.com)
The ODX Outstanding Directors Program honors independent directors of public companies who have been recognized by their peers for making a courageous or valuable contribution to the companies on whose boards they serve. Since its inception in 1998 the program has honored more than 100 corporate directors of American public companies. Its mission is to support the educational needs of today’s corporate board members. Outstanding Director candidates are nominated and seconded by fellow board members. To qualify they must have consistently made strong contributions to a corporate board and have been a key player during important periods in a company’s growth or transition.