People: WellPoint Inc (WLP)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph Swedish

62 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Wayne DeVeydt

44 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jose Tomas

46 2013 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Gloria McCarthy

61 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Thomas Zielinski

61 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Kenneth Goulet

54 2013 Executive Vice President - Commercial and Specialty Business

Peter Haytaian

2014 Executive Vice President, President - Medicaid Business

Samuel Nussbaum

65 2011 Executive Vice President - Clinical Health Policy, Chief Medical Officer

John Gallina

54 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Thomas Miller

53 2014 Chief Information Officer

Martin Silverstein

2014 Chief Strategy Officer

Lewis Hay

58 2013 Director

John Short

69 2013 Director

Elizabeth Tallett

65 2013 Director

Robert Dixon

58 2011 Independent Director

Julie Hill

67 2004 Independent Director

Warren Jobe

73 2004 Independent Director

Ramiro Peru

58 2004 Independent Director

William Ryan

70 2001 Independent Director

George Schaefer

68 2001 Independent Director

Doug Simpson

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Joseph Swedish

Mr. Joseph R. Swedish is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of WellPoint, Inc. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Swedish served as President and CEO of Trinity Health Corporation (“Trinity”), a multi-state integrated health care delivery system which operates 47 hospitals in 10 states, since December 2004. Prior to his service at Trinity, Mr. Swedish was President and CEO of Centura Health from 1999 to 2004. Mr. Swedish served as a member of the Board of Directors of Coventry Health Care, Inc. (national managed health care company) from 2010 to February 2013, Cross Country Health Care, Inc. (health care staffing company) from 2002 to 2005, RehabCare Group, Inc. (health care services company) from 2003 to 2005, and BankFirst (community bank) from 1995 to 1999. He also serves as Chair of the Catholic Health Association and on the Boards of Loyola University Chicago, The National Quality Forum and the Health Care Education Trust. Mr. Swedish also served in a variety of roles with the American Hospital Association. Mr. Swedish received a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 1973 and a master’s degree in health administration from Duke University in 1979.

Wayne DeVeydt

Mr. Wayne S. DeVeydt is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of WellPoint, Inc. since June 2007. Previously, Mr. DeVeydt served as Company's Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer since June 2005 and Chief of Staff from 2006 to 2007. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. DeVeydt served with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (public accounting firm) in many roles from 1996 to 2005, including as the lead engagement partner for a national managed care and insurance companies including WHN.

Jose Tomas

Mr. Jose D. Tomas has been appointed as Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of WellPoint, Inc., effective December 2, 2013. Prior to joining WellPoint, Tomas served as Global Chief People Officer and President, Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) for Burger King Corporation (BKC) where he was responsible for the company’s global human resources and communications functions and simultaneously led all operations, marketing, business development, purchasing, supply and distribution functions for the LAC region. Prior to joining BKC in 2004, Tomas held various field and corporate human resources positions with Ryder System Inc. and Publix Super Markets. Tomas holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master's in management from Florida International University. He is certified by the Human Resources Certification Institute as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), and currently serves as a board member for the Society for Human Resource Management.

Gloria McCarthy

Ms. Gloria M. McCarthy is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of Wellpoint, Inc., since May 2013. She served as Executive Vice President of Enterprise Execution and Efficiency from October 2012 to May 2013. Prior to that appointment, she served as Executive Vice President, Office of the CEO from February 2012 to October 2012, as Senior Vice President for Operational Excellence from June 2008 to February 2012, as Senior Vice President of Service Operations from December 2006 to June 2008 and as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of East Region from December 2005 to December 2006. Prior to acquisition of WellChoice, Inc. in December 2005, Ms. McCarthy served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of WellChoice.

Thomas Zielinski

Mr. Thomas C. Zielinski is an Executive Vice President, General Counsel of WellPoint, Inc., effective June 2, 2014. Zielinski most recently was a partner in the law firm of Morgan Lewis and was retained as interim general counsel for WellPoint since February 2014. He will oversee WellPoint’s legal strategy, legal compliance, litigation, and regulatory and governance matters. He is deeply knowledgeable in health care, with more than 20 years experience in health care related matters and litigation, serving as a partner in two national law firms, as well as twelve years as the general counsel of Coventry Health Care,” said Joseph R. Swedish, WellPoint’s chief executive officer.

Kenneth Goulet

Mr. Kenneth R. Goulet is Executive Vice President - Commercial and Specialty Business of Wellpoint, Inc., since May 2013. Prior thereto, he served in a variety of roles leading our Commercial Business since October 2007, including: Executive Vice President, Commercial, Individual and Marketing; Executive Vice President, Employer, Medicaid, Individual and Specialty; and, Executive Vice President, and President and CEO of the Commercial Business Unit. He also assumed interim responsibility for the Consumer Business Unit in 2012. From 2004 to 2007, he was our Senior Vice President, National Accounts. Prior to joining WellPoint, Mr. Goulet worked at Cigna Healthcare from 1981 to 2004. Mr. Goulet has more than 30 years of health insurance industry experience in management, sales, operations, strategy and plan execution.

Peter Haytaian

Mr. Peter Haytaian is an Executive Vice President, President - Medicaid Business of WellPoint, Inc., effective May 31, 2014. Haytaian most recently served as president of the Medicaid business in the Government Business Division of WellPoint, where he was responsible for all Medicaid operations in the 19 states WellPoint serves. As president of WellPoint’s Government Business Division, he will assume responsibility for all operations related to the Company’s Medicaid and Medicare business segments, as well as National Government Services and the Federal Employee Program.

Samuel Nussbaum

Dr. Samuel R. Nussbaum, M.D., is Executive Vice President - Clinical Health Policy, Chief Medical Officer of WellPoint, Inc. Dr. Nussbaum became the Interim President of Comprehensive Health Solutions in October 2010 and served in that position until July 2011. Since 1997, Dr. Nussbaum has served as a Professor of Clinical Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri and since 1998 as an Adjunct Professor at the Olin School of Business at Washington University. From 1996 to 2000, he served both as Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs and System Integration at BJC Health System of St. Louis (academic and community integrated health and hospital system) and as Chief Executive Officer of Health Partners of the Midwest (health plan).

John Gallina

Mr. John E. Gallina is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of WellPoint, Inc., since May 2011. Mr. Gallina has served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer since May 2011 and also served as Controller and Chief Risk Officer from May 2011 to August 2013 and as Chief Risk Officer from August 2013 to December 2013. Mr. Gallina has held numerous financial positions with us since 1994. Previously, Mr. Gallina served as Senior Vice President of Internal Audit and Continuous Improvement from August 2009 to May 2011, Senior Vice President, Finance since August 2008 and interim Chief Accounting Officer from April 2008 to September 2008. Also, he previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Comprehensive Health Solutions Business Unit from October 2007 to August 2009. Prior thereto, Mr. Gallina served as Vice President, Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis from December 2004 to October 2007.

Thomas Miller

Mr. Thomas Miller has been named as Chief Information Officer of WellPoint, Inc., effective May 1, 2014. Prior to joining WellPoint, Miller served as senior vice president and chief information officer for Coca Cola Refreshments, where he lead the information technology function and a team of 1000 IT professionals. He also served in the concurrent role as CIO for the Coca Cola’s North America Group with responsibility for consumer-facing technologies in the areas of digital marketing, social media and loyalty programs. Since joining Coca Cola in 1982, he has held multiple leadership positions including, General Manager, Program Scale & Vice President, Bottling Investments, Vice President, Business Information Systems Operations and Chief Information Officer for the Europe, Eurasia & Middle East Group. Miller holds a bachelor's degree in business management from Northwood University in Midland, Michigan, and a MBA from Goizueta Business School, Emory University. He is a charter board member and steering committee member of SAP’s Global Consumer Products Industry Advisory Council (CPAC), a charter board member of the Alliance for Freedom, Restoration and Justice, a 501(c)3 organization devoted to combating human trafficking; and was honored in 2010 as a Top Ten Visionary Leader by Consumer Goods Technology magazine.

Martin Silverstein

Dr. Martin Silverstein, M.D., has been named Chief Strategy Officer of WellPoint, Inc., effective April 28th 2014. Dr. Silverstein joins WellPoint from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where he was a Senior Partner and Managing Director. In his more than twenty-five years at BCG, Dr. Silverstein has held many leadership roles from establishing its U.S. Payers and Providers sector and having led the firm's Global Health Care Practice. He has consulted to clients in most sectors of the health care industry, including managed care organizations, integrated delivery and hospital systems, biopharmaceutical manufacturers, and retail pharmacies. Before joining BCG he worked as a physician in private and corporate practice and as a senior scientist and project manager at the Health Data Institute. Dr. Silverstein holds a medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine and is board certified in internal medicine. He received his MBA from Harvard Business School, and earned his bachelor’s degree in economics and natural sciences from the University of Pennsylvania.

Lewis Hay

Mr. Lewis Hay, III, has been appointed as Director of WellPoint, Inc., effective July 1, 2013. Mr. Hay serves as an advisor at Clayton Dubilier & Rice (private equity investment firm) since January 2014. Mr. Hay retired as Executive Chairman of NextEra Energy, Inc. (electricity-related services and renewable energy generator) in December 2013, having served in that position since July 2012. At NextEra Energy, he served as Chief Executive Officer from June 2001 to July 2012, Chairman from January 2002 to July 2012, and President from June 2001 to December 2006. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of Florida Power & Light Company from January 2002 to July 2008. Mr. Hay is a director of Capital One Financial Corporation (financial services) and Harris Corporation (international communications and information technology). Mr. Hay was a director of the Institute for Nuclear Power Operations and the Edison Electrical Institute until 2013. He is a member of the Business Board of Advisors at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business and a former member of the Business Roundtable and the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

John Short

Dr. John H. Short, Ph.D., has been appointed as Director of WellPoint, Inc., effective September 18, 2013. He has served as managing partner of Short Consulting, LLC (health care consulting firm) since 2011. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of RehabCare Group, Inc. (health care services company) from May 2004 to June 2011 and as a director from 1991 to June 2011, prior to its acquisition by Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (nursing homes and long-term care facilities). Mr. Short has served as a director of Kindred Healthcare, Inc. since June 2011. Mr. Short also served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vericare Management, Inc. (geriatric health care services and wellness programs) from March 2012 to March 2013.

Elizabeth Tallett

Ms. Elizabeth E. Tallett has been appointed as Director of WellPoint, Inc., effective October 1, 2013. She has been a principal of Hunter Partners, LLC (health care consulting) since June 2002. Prior to this position, Ms. Tallett was President and Chief Executive Officer of Transcell Technologies, Inc. (specialty pharmaceuticals), President of Centocor Pharmaceuticals (biotechnology), member of the Parke-Davis (pharmaceuticals) Executive Committee and Director of Worldwide Strategic Planning for Warner-Lambert Company (pharmaceuticals). Ms. Tallett serves as a director of Meredith Corporation (magazine publisher) since 2008, Principal Financial Group, Inc. (financial services) since 1992 (as presiding director since 2007) and Qiagen, N.V. (biotechnology research equipment manufacturing) since 2011. She previously served as a director of Coventry Health Care, Inc. (health insurance) from 1998 to 2013 (including serving as lead director), IntegraMed America, Inc. (outpatient health clinics) from 1998 to 2012, and Varian, Inc. (scientific equipment) from 2001 to 2010.

Robert Dixon

Mr. Robert L. Dixon, Jr., is an Independent Director of WellPoint, Inc., since July 2011. Mr. Dixon has been the Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer of PepsiCo, Inc. since 2007. Prior to that position, Mr. Dixon held various positions with The Procter & Gamble Company (consumer products) since 1977, including Vice President of Global Services from 2005 until 2007. Mr. Dixon served on the President’s Advisory Board of the Georgia Institute of Technology from 2003 until 2009 and currently serves on an Advisory Board for International Business Machines Corp.

Julie Hill

Ms. Julie A. Hill is an Independent Director of WellPoint, Inc., since November 2004. Ms. Hill served on the former WellPoint Health Networks Inc. (“WHN”) board of directors from March 1994 until WHN’s merger with us in November 2004. Since December 2002, she has been the owner of The Hill Company (real estate company). From December 1998 to December 2002, Ms. Hill was the President and owner of Hiram-Hill Development Company (residential real estate development firm). Prior thereto, she was the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Costain Homes, Inc. (home builders), the U.S. division of Costain Group Plc, a London-based company, from 1988 to 1997. Ms. Hill is also a director of the Lord Abbett Family of Mutual Funds (mutual funds) and was a director of Lend Lease, Ltd. (international retail and residential property group) until November 2012. She serves on the Paul Merage School of Business Dean’s Advisory Board and Center for Real Estate Advisory Board, the University of California at Irvine Foundation Board, the University of California at Irvine Social Ecology School, Dean’s Leadership Council, the University of California at Irvine School of Medicine’s Dean’s Advisory Board and the University of California at Irvine Law School.

Warren Jobe

Mr. Warren Y. Jobe is an Independent Director of WellPoint, Inc., since November 2004. Mr. Jobe served on the former board of directors of WHN from March 2001 until WHN’s merger with the Company in November 2004. Mr. Jobe was elected a director of WHN upon completion of its merger with Cerulean Companies, Inc. (“Cerulean”) in 2001. Mr. Jobe served as a director of Cerulean and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, Inc. from April 1999 to March 2001. Mr. Jobe was Senior Vice President of Southern Company responsible for Corporate Development from 1998 until 2001. During the period from 1975 to 1998, Mr. Jobe held various finance and accounting positions at Georgia Power Company, including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1982 to 1998. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of Georgia Power Company from 1982 to 1998. Mr. Jobe is a director of UNS Energy Corporation (an electric and gas utility holding company) and is a trustee of RidgeWorth Funds (mutual funds). He also is a member of the board of trustees of Oglethorpe University and a trustee for the Tull Charitable Foundation. Mr. Jobe is also a director of the Path Foundation and the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse. He was also a director of HomeBanc Corporation (residential mortgage company) until February 2009. He is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Ramiro Peru

Mr. Ramiro G. Peru is an Independent Director of WellPoint, Inc., since November 2004. Mr. Peru served on the former WHN board of directors from May 2003 until WHN’s merger with the Company in November 2004. During the second half of 2007, Mr. Peru was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Swift Corporation (transportation) and prior thereto was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Phelps Dodge Corporation (mining and manufacturing) from 1999 to 2007 (“Phelps Dodge”). Mr. Peru joined Phelps Dodge in 1979 and held various finance and accounting positions with Phelps Dodge and its affiliates. Mr. Peru is also a director for UNS Energy Corporation (an electric and gas utility holding company) and served as a member of the Advisory Board of the Eller Graduate School of Management at the University of Arizona.

William Ryan

Mr. William J. Ryan is an Independent Director of WellPoint, Inc., since 2001. He is a director of Anthem Insurance from 2000 to May 2003. Mr. Ryan served as Chairman of the Board of the former Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maine until its acquisition by the Company in 2000. He served as Chairman of the Board and CEO of TD Banknorth Inc. (banking) from 1990 to March 2007 and as Chairman of the Board until March 2010. Mr. Ryan is the majority owner of the Maine Red Claws, an NBA Development League basketball team. He is a director of Unum Group (life, long-term care and supplemental insurance company) serving as Chair of the Board since September 2011, and served as a director of EFunds Corp. until June 2007. Mr. Ryan also serves as a trustee of the Libra Foundation and serves on the board of advisors at the University of New England.

George Schaefer

Mr. George A. Schaefer, Jr., is an Independent Director of WellPoint, Inc., since 2001. He is a director of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. (“Anthem Insurance”) from 1995 to May 2003. He served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Fifth Third Bancorp (banking) from 1990 to April 2007 and as Chairman of the Board until June 2008. He is also a director of Ashland, Inc. (petroleum and chemical business). He is a member of the Medical School Advisory Board at the University of Cincinnati, and a board member of the University of Cincinnati Healthcare System.

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