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Mark Bertolini        

Former Chairman and CEO, Aetna, Inc., Director of Verizon Communications Inc. and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company

Mark T. Bertolini is a national health care thought leader and the former Chairman and CEO of Aetna Inc. Mr. Bertolini assumed the role of CEO on November 29, 2010, and of Chairman on April 8, 2011. He stepped down as Chairman and CEO and served as a Director of CVS Health Corporation upon completion of CVS Health’s acquisition of Aetna on November 29, 2018, valued at $69 billion. Throughout Mr. Bertolini’s tenure at Aetna, he led the company’s transition from a traditional health insurance company to a consumer-oriented health care company focused on delivering holistic, integrated care in local communities.

Before joining Aetna, Mr. Bertolini held executive positions at Cigna, NYLCare Health Plans, and SelectCare, Inc., where he was President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Bertolini serves as a director of Verizon Communications Inc. (communications and technology solutions), Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (insurance and investment products), Thrive Global (sustainable, science-based solutions to enhance well-being, performance, and purpose), and the FIDELCO Guide Dog Foundation (non-profit organization that breeds, trains and places German Shepherd guide dogs with people who have visual disabilities).

In 2019, Bertolini debuted his book Mission-Driven Leadership: My Journey as a Radical Capitalist. In it, he reveals that genuine leadership is not about dollars and market share but about improving lives and communities.

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Mission-Driven Leadership: My Journey as a Radical Capitalist


Mark Bertolini of Aetna on Yoga, Meditation and Darth Vader - The ...

"You get the shareholders you deserve," said Mark Bertolini, who has been the chief executive officer of Aetna since 2010.CreditCole Wilson for The New York ...

CVS's $69 billion merger with Aetna is approved in deal that could ...

... who have difficulty showing up for routine medical appointments, Aetna chief executive Mark Bertolini has said. That help could extend to nutrition counseling  ...

Former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini on leadership - Business Insider

Mark Bertolini stepped down as Aetna's CEO after selling the healthcare company to CVS last year. Now he's reflecting on key career insights.

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