— Award to be presented on March 12 at the NY Marriott Marquis —
HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Network Journal (TNJ) has announced that Sibongile (Bongi) Magubane, head of Finance Information Services at Aetna (NYSE: ΑET), has been named to its 2009 list of “25 Influential Black Women In Business.”
TNJ will honor Magubane during Women’s History Month at its Eleventh Annual “25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards” program on March 12. The event will take place at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel. Magubane will also be featured in the March issue of The Network Journal magazine.
Born in South Africa, Magubane has worked for Aetna since 1979, with a five-year absence in the late 1980s. Over the past 30 years, she has built a career as an information technology specialist and today, as the head of finance information services at Aetna Inc., she keeps abreast of cutting-edge technology to support the company’s finance operational, accounting and reporting systems. She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a B.S. degree in mathematics.
Founded in 1993, The Network Journal (TNJ) is the premier monthly magazine for Black professionals, corporate executives and small business owners in the New York tri-state region with a circulation of 86,000 readers. For more information visit www.tnj.com or contact Ines Bebea, TNJ media relations at 212-962-3791.
Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 36.5 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.
Fred Laberge, 860-273-4788