No. 32 | Aetna | DiversityInc Top 50

WHY THEY’RE ON THE LIST

Aetna, a mainstay on the Top 50 list, has made a deliberate and intentional effort to design and execute a targeted talent strategy focused on diversity and inclusion. That approach has had a significant impact on key metrics such as representation of women at the executive level and among executives leading P&Ls greater than $1 billion.


KEY RESULTS

Women in Senior Management: 75.8% higher than U.S. companies overall

Blacks, Asians and Latinos in Total Management: Nearly 4% higher than U.S. companies overall

Women in Total Management: 81.1% higher than U.S. companies overall

Mentoring by All Managers: 76% higher than U.S. companies overall

DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP

Mark T. Bertolini

Chairman, CEO and President

“At Aetna, diversity is part of how we do business in order to meet the needs of an increasingly global marketplace. By encouraging and promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace, we are exposed to different cultures, opinions and ideas that help us to create innovative products and services that connect us to the customers we serve.”

Grace Figueredo

Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

“With the shift to consumerism in healthcare, it has never been more important for us to attract and retain talent that reflects the diversity of the American consumer. As our company continues to grow, we are taking strategic steps to maintain an inclusive work environment where all ideas, styles, perspectives and experiences are leveraged for business results and success in the marketplace.”

COMPANY FACTS

AET (NYSE)

U.S. HEADQUARTERS:Hartford, Conn.

GLOBAL EMPLOYEES:524,114

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