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Ronald A. Williams

Group President of the Large Group Division

WellPoint , Inc.

HQ Phone:  (317) 488-6000

Email: r***@***.com

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WellPoint , Inc.

120 Monument Circle

Indianapolis, Indiana,46204

United States

Company Description

At WellPoint, we believe there is an important connection between our members' health and well-being-and the value we bring our customers and shareholders. So each day we work to improve the health of our members and their communities. And, we can make a real ...more

Background Information

Employment History

Branch Manager

Airgas Inc


President and Chief Executive Officer

Health Insurance Inc


Chairman

The Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare Inc


Series of Increasingly Prominent Roles

Blue Cross Foundation


Chief Executive Officer and President

Atlantis Adventures LLC


Chief Executive Officer

Homeless and Travelers Aid Society


Chairman

PharMEDium Services LLC


President and Co-Founder

Integrative Systems


Director of Quality

Impresa Aerospace LLC


Chairman

Emergency Medical Services Corporation


Director

Peace Corps


Independent Distributor

Zija International


Chief Executive Officer

Aetna Inc.


Affiliations

American Express Company

Board Member


Johnson & Johnson

Board Member


Envision Healthcare

Board Member


Deutsche Bank AG

Advisory Boards Member


Peterson Center on Healthcare

Board Member


National Academy Foundation

Board Member


Healthcare Leadership Council

Vice Chairman of The Business Council, Vice Chairman


MIT Sloan School of Management

Member


American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Trustee of the Committee for Economic Development


RAND Corporation

Health Advisory Board


Russell Reynolds Associates Inc

ADVISORY BOARD Member


Florida Family Association Inc

Board Member


Clayton , Dubilier & Rice , Inc.

Advisor


Advisory Councils for Germany

Member


National Academies

Member of the President's Circle


Rezilir Health

Board of Advisors Member


NAF

Board Member


Organization and Nominating Committee and the Special Programs Committee

Member of the Compensation Committee, the Governance


Hawker de Havilland

Board Member


Vista Health System

Co-Founder and Senior Vice President


Conquest Inc.

Board Member


President Obama

Member of Management Advisory Board


RTI International

Vice President for International Business Development


Council on Foreign Relations

Member


CARE Inc

Advisory Board of the Ron Brown Scholar Program, the Board of Directors


Global Health Service Partnership

Board of Trustees Member


CD&R LLP

Advisor


SourceWatch

Trustee


Investors

Board Member


A3H

Board Member


Institute for Sustainable Communities

Board Member


Global Health Service Corps

Board of Trustees Member


IIE

Board Member


Corps Africa

Board Member


National Peace Corps Association

Board Member


UNICEF

Executive Board


BoardRoom IQ

Board Member


Business Council

Vice Chairman


Lucent Technologies Inc

Director and Board Member


PepsiCo , Inc.

Advisor


Alfred P. Sloan Management Society

Member of The Business Council and A Member


Dean's Advisory Council

Member of The Business Council and A Member


Connecticut Science Center

Board of Trustees


Business Council and Business Roundtable

Trustee of The Conference Board


Steering Committee

Advisory Board Member


GE

Advisor To Healthymagination Advisory Committee


Georgia

Advisor To Healthymagination Advisory Committee


Citybizlist

Board Member


Project HOPE

Economist and Senior Fellow


EMES

Board Member


Visa Health Corp.

Co-Founder


Maui Youth and Family Services Inc

Board Member


Level671 , LLC

Board Member


SKY Investment Group LLC

Board Member


America's Health Insurance Plans

Board Member


Society for International Development

Board Member


Glenbrook Partners LLC

Board Member


The Partnership for New York City

Board Member


Pan American Development Foundation

Board Member


Activities & Attractions Association of Hawaii

Board Member


CEO Roundtable

Member


Friends

Board Member


Africa Rural Connect

Board Member


Mmweb

Member


CEO Roundtable

Member


The NPCA

Board Member


USAID ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

Treasurer


women-omics.com

Board Member


Cisco Systems Inc

Board Member


Intel Corporation

Member


CAHR

Member


American City Business Journals , Inc.

Board Member


The Directorship Search Group Inc.

Members of the Board of Trustee


Adaptive Business Leaders Organization

Member


Speaker

Member of Faculty and Advisory Board


Corporate Visiting Committee

Member


Class

Member


NEW & DEPARTING EXEC.

Board Member


Federal Reserve System

Member of Board of Governors


Bay Area Council

Member of Board of Governors


Education

Hilo High School


University of Cambridge


Yale Law School


A.S.


B.A.

psychology

Roosevelt University


B.S.

Education and Geography

Chicago State University


B.S.

Geography

University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse


M.S.

Management

Sloan School of Management


MBA

Chicago State University


MBA

UW-Madison


MBA

University of Denver


MBA

University of Maryland School of Social Work


MBA

Marketing and International Business

University of Wisconsin


Ph.D.


degree

psychology

Roosevelt University


master

management

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Web References(165 Total References)


CEO Advisory Services | CEO Succession Planning | Russell Reynolds Associates

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Ronald (Ron) Williams
Ronald (Ron) Williams PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Ron serves on the Board of Directors of The Boeing Company, American Express Company, Johnson & Johnson and Envision Healthcare Corporation. He is an Operating Advisor to the private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice since 2011. Ron also is the Chairman and CEO of RW2 Enterprises. Through RW2, Ron advises senior corporate executives across all industries on the development of strategy and ways to achieve transformational leadership grounded in core values. He is former Chairman and CEO of Aetna Inc., a leading diversified health care benefits company where he served as both Chairman and CEO from 2006 to 2010, and as Chairman until April 2011. He joined Aetna in 2001, and focused on creating innovation in the industry via effective use of information technology and increased transparency in the health care system. Prior to joining Aetna, Ron was Group President of the Large Group Division at WellPoint Health Networks Inc. and President of the company's Blue Cross of California subsidiary. He joined Blue Cross of California in 1987 and served in a series of increasingly prominent roles. Previous executive roles include Co-founder and Senior Vice President at Vista Health Corp. and group marketing executive at Control Data Corp. ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Ron served on the President's Management Advisory Board from 2011 to 2017, whose goal is to help bring the best of business practices to the management and operation of the federal government. Ron is a member of MIT Corporation and is Vice Chairman of The Conference Board. He is a member of the President's Circle of National Academies and also serves on the Board of the National Academy Foundation and the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He is a member of the Peterson Center on Healthcare Advisory Board, the RAND Health Advisory Board, and the Bipartisan Policy Center's Commission on Political Reform. His previous board service includes Save The Children, Vice Chairman of The Business Council, Vice Chairman of the Healthcare Leadership Council and Chairman of the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare. In 2013, he was elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an independent, multidisciplinary policy research center founded in 1780, and became a Trustee of the Committee for Economic Development, a nonprofit, non-partisan, business-led public policy organization. EDUCATION Ron is a graduate of Roosevelt University and holds an M.S. in management from the Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A veteran business leader, turn-around expert and advocate for value creation. Ron devotes his time and energy to helping future leaders with strategy, values-based leadership, public-private partnership and the continued transformation of the health care industry. He is a member of four public company boards and was the former Chairman and CEO of Aetna.


Clayton Dubilier & Rice, LLC - Advisors

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Ronald A. Williams
Mr. Williams served as both Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aetna Inc. from 2006 to 2010, and as Chairman from November 2010 to April 2011. He currently serves as Chairman of agilon health, as he did for CD&R's prior investments in Envision Healthcare and PharMEDium. Prior to joining Aetna, Mr. Williams was Group President of the Large Group Division at WellPoint Health Networks Inc. and President of the company's Blue Cross of California subsidiary. Mr. Williams joined Blue Cross of California in 1987 and accepted a series of increasingly prominent roles. Previously, Mr. Williams was co-founder and Senior Vice President at Vista Health Corp., group marketing executive at Control Data Corp., and President and co-founder of Integrative Systems. Mr. Williams is a member of President Obama's Management Advisory Board, assembled to help bring the best of business practices to the management and operation of the federal government. He serves on the Board of Directors of The Boeing Company, Johnson & Johnson and American Express Company, as well as the Boards of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, MIT Corporation and National Academy Foundation. Mr. Williams is a graduate of Roosevelt University and holds an M.S. in Management from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Ronald A. Williams Mr. Williams served as both Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aetna Inc. from 2006 to 2010, and as Chairman from November 2010 to April 2011. He currently serves as Chairman of agilon health, as he did for CD&R's prior investments in Envision Healthcare and PharMEDium. Prior to joining Aetna, Mr. Williams was Group President of the Large Group Division at WellPoint Health Networks Inc. and President of the company's Blue Cross of California subsidiary. Mr. Williams joined Blue Cross of California in 1987 and accepted a series of increasingly prominent roles. Previously, Mr. Williams was co-founder and Senior Vice President at Vista Health Corp., group marketing executive at Control Data Corp., and President and co-founder of Integrative Systems. Mr. Williams is a member of President Obama's Management Advisory Board, assembled to help bring the best of business practices to the management and operation of the federal government. He serves on the Board of Directors of The Boeing Company, Johnson & Johnson and American Express Company, as well as the Boards of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, MIT Corporation and National Academy Foundation. Mr. Williams is a graduate of Roosevelt University and holds an M.S. in Management from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Clayton Dubilier & Rice, LLC - Advisors

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Ronald A. Williams
Mr. Williams served as both Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aetna Inc. from 2006 to 2010, and as Chairman from November 2010 to April 2011. He currently serves as Chairman of Envision Healthcare, Healogics and PharMEDium. Prior to joining Aetna, Mr. Williams was Group President of the Large Group Division at WellPoint Health Networks Inc. and President of the company's Blue Cross of California subsidiary. Mr. Williams joined Blue Cross of California in 1987 and accepted a series of increasingly prominent roles. Previously, Mr. Williams was co-founder and Senior Vice President at Vista Health Corp., group marketing executive at Control Data Corp., and President and co-founder of Integrative Systems. Mr. Williams is a member of President Obama's Management Advisory Board, assembled to help bring the best of business practices to the management and operation of the federal government. He serves on the Board of Directors of The Boeing Company, Johnson & Johnson and American Express Company, as well as the Boards of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, MIT Corporation and National Academy Foundation. Mr. Williams is a graduate of Roosevelt University and holds an M.S. in Management from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Ronald A. Williams Mr. Williams served as both Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aetna Inc. from 2006 to 2010, and as Chairman from November 2010 to April 2011. He currently serves as Chairman of Envision Healthcare, Healogics and PharMEDium. Prior to joining Aetna, Mr. Williams was Group President of the Large Group Division at WellPoint Health Networks Inc. and President of the company's Blue Cross of California subsidiary. Mr. Williams joined Blue Cross of California in 1987 and accepted a series of increasingly prominent roles. Previously, Mr. Williams was co-founder and Senior Vice President at Vista Health Corp., group marketing executive at Control Data Corp., and President and co-founder of Integrative Systems. Mr. Williams is a member of President Obama's Management Advisory Board, assembled to help bring the best of business practices to the management and operation of the federal government. He serves on the Board of Directors of The Boeing Company, Johnson & Johnson and American Express Company, as well as the Boards of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, MIT Corporation and National Academy Foundation. Mr. Williams is a graduate of Roosevelt University and holds an M.S. in Management from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


www.sec.gov

Ronald A. Williams
Ronald A. Williams Mr. Williams became a director of the Company in May 2011 and served as Chairman of our board from May 2011 to November 2014. Mr. Williams served as the board's lead director from November 2014 to April 2015. Mr. Williams has been an operating advisor to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Fund VIII, L.P. since April 2011. Mr. Williams has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RW2 Enterprises, LLC since April 2011. Previously, Mr. Williams was Chairman of Aetna Inc. After joining Aetna in 2001, he became President in 2002. He served as Chief Executive Officer from February 2006 to November 2010 and Chairman of the board from October 2006 to April 2011. Mr. Williams is a member of the President's Management Advisory Board, assembled by President Obama to help bring the best of business practices to the management and operation of the federal government. Mr. Williams serves on the board of directors of American Express Company, The Boeing Company and Johnson & Johnson, as well as the Boards of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and the National Academy Foundation. Prior to joining Aetna, Mr. Williams was Group President of the Large Group Division at WellPoint Health Networks Inc. and President of the company's Blue Cross of California subsidiary. Mr. Williams is a graduate of Roosevelt University and holds an M.S. in Management from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Williams brings to our board his extensive management, operations and business experience leading in a rapidly changing and highly regulated industry and his focus on innovation through information technology, as well as his leadership, financial and core business skills. From May 2011 to August 2014, Ronald A. Williams, a CD&R Designee, served as our Chairman. In November 2014, the board appointed William A. Sanger, our Chief Executive Officer and President, to serve as our Chairman, at which time Mr. Williams was appointed lead director. Mr. Williams served as the board's lead director until April 10, 2015, at which time our independent directors unanimously appointed Mr. Smith, an independent director as defined by the NYSE's corporate governance standards, to serve as the board's lead director.


Profiles of African-American Chief Executives - Black Collegian

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Today, four African-American executives-Chenault, Clarence Otis Jr. at Darden Restaurants, Ursula M. Burns at Xerox Corp. and Ronald A. Williams at Aetna Inc.-occupy CEO seats in the highly exclusive Fortune 500 club.
Williams was the point man for the restructuring and had to make critical decisions on workforce reductions, capacity and global business. Ronald A. Williams Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Aetna Inc., Hartford, Conn. Aetna Inc. Annual Revenue: $31.6 billion • Common Stock Traded on: NYSE • Stock Symbol: AET Ronald A. Williams joined Aetna Inc. in 2001 and was named CEO of the $31.6 billion plus diversified health care benefits company in February 2006 and chairman in October 2006. Serving approximately 36.3 million people through Aetna, Williams has sought to make a positive impact on health care in America by positioning his company as a catalyst for change. As CEO, Williams has focused on driving innovation by upgrading the company's information technology infrastructure to better serve customers, such as with expansion in the use of electronic personal health records. Williams is described as being a proponent of health care reform that brings meaningful change to expand access to those who cannot afford it. Before coming to Aetna, Williams was a top executive at WellPoint Health Networks Inc. in California, joining the Blue Cross firm in 1987. Williams is a graduate of Roosevelt University and holds a master's degree in management from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a director at American Express, vice chairman of the Business Council and chairman of the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare.


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