JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that it will relocate its downtown Jacksonville operations to a new office at 9000 Southside Boulevard. The move from the 841 Prudential Drive facility will take place in stages beginning in mid-2017.
“Aetna cherishes its close relationship with the city of Jacksonville,” said Mark LaBorde, Aetna’s senior vice president of enterprise sales, product and marketing. “As we take steps to address our future needs, we’re very pleased that we’ll be staying in Jacksonville and continuing our commitment to the local community and its organizations.”
The Southside Boulevard location is well-equipped to support Aetna’s business objectives, providing employees with many additional amenities, LaBorde said.
“We want to create a new office environment that promotes employee well-being while supporting Aetna’s culture and business requirements,” LaBorde said. There are currently about 800 Aetna employees at the Prudential Drive facility. The site was selected with potential employment growth in mind.
Aetna provides health benefits to more than 1.5 million people in Florida.
Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 46.7 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers’ compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services. Aetna’s customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information, see www.aetna.com and learn about how Aetna is helping to build a healthier world. @AetnaNews
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