Mark T. Bertolini

Chairman, CEO and President, Aetna Inc.

Mark T. Bertolini is the chairman, CEO and president of Aetna Inc., a Fortune 100 diversified health care benefits company. Aetna serves approximately 44 million people with information and resources to help them make better-informed decisions about their health care and has operations in North America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Bertolini assumed the role of CEO on Nov. 29, 2010, and of chairman on April 8, 2011.

Bertolini joined Aetna in 2003 as head of Aetna's Specialty Products, and in 2007 he was named president, responsible for all of Aetna's businesses and operations across the company. Prior to joining Aetna, Bertolini held executive positions at Cigna, NYLCare Health Plans Inc. and SelectCare Inc., where he served as president and CEO.

Recognized as an accessible, forward-thinking and solutions-oriented leader, Bertolini is actively engaged in the national dialogue on the future of health care. He meets regularly with state and federal policymakers to advocate for measures that increase access, lower costs and improve quality of health care. He is a strong advocate of market-based solutions and the expansion and use of health information technology.

Bertolini holds an undergraduate degree in business administration and finance from Wayne State University and an MBA in finance from Cornell University.