Board of Directors
The following individuals are members of the Board of Directors as of April 2019:
David M. Cordani, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Cigna
David Cordani has served as Cigna’s Chief Executive Officer since December 2009 and as President since June 2008. He served as Chief Operating Officer from June 2008 until December 2009; President, Cigna HealthCare from 2005 until 2008; and Senior Vice President, Customer Segments & Marketing, Cigna HealthCare from 2004 until 2005. He has been employed by Cigna since 1991. Mr. Cordani has served as a director of General Mills, Inc., a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods, since 2014. He is a member of the Business Roundtable and serves on the U.S.-India Business Council Board of Directors. In 2017, he was also named Chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Korea Business Council. In 2016, Mr. Cordani received the Leadership in the Nation’s Interest award from the Committee for Economic Development, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, business-led public policy organization. Mr. Cordani was named one of Fortune Magazine’s Top Business Persons of the Year in 2015.
William J. DeLaney, Former Chief Executive Officer of Sysco Corporation
William DeLaney served as Chief Executive Officer of Sysco Corporation (“Sysco”), a food marketing and distribution company, from March 2009 until his retirement in December 2017. Previously, Mr. DeLaney served as President of Sysco from March 2010 to January 2016, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from July 2007 to October 2009 and has held positions of increasing responsibility at Sysco and its subsidiaries for more than 20 years. Mr. DeLaney served as a director of Sysco Corporation from 2009 to 2017. He has served on the Board of Sanmina Corporation, an electronics manufacturing services company since January 2018 and on the Board of Union Pacific Corporation, a transportation company, since September 2018. Mr. DeLaney also served on the Board of Express Scripts Holding Company from September 2011 until the company merged with Cigna in December 2018.
Eric J. Foss, Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer of ARAMARK Corporation
Eric Foss has been Chairman of the Board of ARAMARK Corporation, a publicly traded provider of food services, facilities management and uniform services, since February 2015, and President and Chief Executive Officer since May 2012. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Pepsi Beverages Company, a beverage manufacturer, seller and distributor and a division of PepsiCo, Inc., from 2010 until December 2011. He was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. from 2008 until 2010; President and Chief Executive Officer from 2006 until 2008; and Chief Operating Officer from 2005 until 2006. He served on the Board of UDR, Inc., a publicly traded real estate investment trust, from 2003 until May of 2015.
Elder Granger, MD, MG, USA (Retired), President and Chief Executive Officer, The 5Ps, L.L.C.
Elder Granger is a U.S. Army Major General (retired) and has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of The 5Ps LLC, a healthcare, education, and leadership consulting firm, since August 2009. He served in the U.S. Army for over 35 years before retiring in June 2009, and was the Deputy Director and Program Executive Officer of the TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) in Washington, D.C. from December 2005 to June 2009. Dr. Granger is a Governance Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors. He is board certified by the American College of Physician Executives, American Board of Medical Quality and American Board of Internal Medicine and holds numerous medical certifications. Dr. Granger has served on the Board of DLH Holdings Corporation, a provider of health technology-enables business process outsourcing and program management solutions, since November 2011 and also served on the Board of Express Scripts Holding Company from May 2015 until the company merged with Cigna in December 2018.
Isaiah Harris, Jr., Independent Chairman of the Board of Cigna
Isaiah Harris has served as Chairman of the Board since December 2009 and served as Vice- Chairman of the Board from July 2009 through December 2009. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Advertising & Publishing — East (formerly BellSouth Advertising & Publishing Group), a communications services company, from 2005 until his retirement in 2007; as President, BellSouth Enterprises, Inc. from 2004 until 2005 and as President, Consumer Services, BellSouth Corporation from 2000 until 2004. Mr. Harris has served as an Independent Trustee of Wells Fargo Advantage Funds, a provider of mutual funds, since 2008 and served as a Director of Deluxe Corporation, a provider of customized products and services including financial services and direct checks, from 2004 until 2011. Mr. Harris was nominated as NYSE 2014 Chairman of the Year and was recognized by the Outstanding Directors Exchange as a 2010 Outstanding Director.
Roman Martinez IV, Private Investor
Roman Martinez has been a private investor since 2003. In 2003, he retired as Managing Director of Lehman Brothers, an investment banking firm, following a 31- year career with the firm. He served as a director of Alliant Techsystems Inc., a publicly traded aerospace, defense and commercial products company, from 2004 until February 2015, when Alliant Techsystems, Inc. merged with Orbital Sciences, Inc. to create Orbital ATK, Inc. and simultaneously spun-off its commercial products company. Mr. Martinez has served as a director of Orbital ATK, Inc. since February 2015. Mr. Martinez has served on the Board of Trustees of New York Presbyterian Hospital since 1996.
Kathleen M. Mazzarella, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Graybar Electric Company, Inc.
Kathy Mazzarella has served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Graybar Electric Company, Inc. ("Graybar"), a distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, since January 2013. She previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from December 2010 to June 2012. Ms. Mazzarella joined Graybar in January 1980, and has held increasing roles of seniority, including Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing and Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Strategic Planning. She has served as a Director of Graybar since January 2004, was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in June 2012 and has served as Chairman since January 2013. Ms. Mazzarella has served as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis since January 2015, serving as its Chairman since April 2016. She has served on the Board of Waste Management Inc., an American waste management, comprehensive waste, and environmental services company, since October 2015 and has served on the Board of Core & Main, a distributor of water, sewer, fire protection and storm drain products, since January 2019. Ms. Mazzarella served on the Board of Express Scripts Holding Company from June 2017 until the company merged with Cigna in December 2018.
Mark B. McClellan, MD, PhD, Director, Duke-Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy
Mark McClellan became the inaugural Director of the Duke-Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy and the Margolis Professor of Business, Medicine and Policy at Duke University in January 2016. Previously, he served from 2007 to 2015 as a Senior Fellow in Economic Studies and as Director of the Initiatives on Value and Innovation in Health Care at the Brookings Institution. Dr. McClellan served as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 2004 to 2006 and as Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from 2002 to 2004. He served as a member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers and as senior director for healthcare policy at the White House from 2001 to 2002 and, during President Bill Clinton’s administration, held the position of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy for the Department of the Treasury. Dr. McClellan has served on the Board of Johnson & Johnson, an American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturing company, since September 2013.
John M. Partridge, Former President of Visa, Inc.
John Partridge served as President of Visa, Inc., a publicly traded consumer credit company, from 2009 until 2013 and as Chief Operating Officer from 2007 to 2009. He joined Visa USA in October 1999 and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Inovant (a Visa subsidiary) from 2000 to 2007 and as Interim President of Visa USA in 2007. From 1998 until joining Visa USA, Mr. Partridge served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Unum Provident Corp., a publicly traded disability insurance company. From 1989 to 1998, Mr. Partridge was Executive Vice President for Credicorp Inc., a commercial banking, insurance and investment banking company, where he was responsible for consumer banking, technology and operations. Prior to joining Credicorp Inc., Mr. Partridge held various management positions with Wells Fargo Bank. Mr. Partridge has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Velo Payments, a global smart data network for business disbursements, since March 2017 and as an operating partner of Corsair Capital, a private equity firm focused on the financial service industry, since October 2015. Mr. Partridge has been a Director of Global Payments, Inc., a publicly traded provider of electronic transaction processing services, since 2013.
William L. Roper, MD, MPH, Interim President, The University of North Carolina System
William Roper has served as Interim President of the University of North Carolina (“UNC”) System, a not-for-profit health care system, since January 2019. He previously served as Dean of the School of Medicine and Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs of UNC at Chapel Hill, an educational institution, and as Chief Executive Officer of the UNC Health Care System, from 2004 to 2019. He has also served as a Professor of Pediatrics and Social Medicine at the UNC School of Medicine and as a Professor of Health Policy and Administration at the UNC School of Public Health. Before joining UNC in 1997, Dr. Roper served as Senior Vice President of Prudential Health Care, a healthcare services company, from 1993 to 1997. He also served as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 1990 to 1993, on the senior White House staff in 1989 and 1990 and as the administrator of CMS from 1986 to 1989. Dr. Roper has served on the Board of DaVita Inc., an American managed care provider, since 2001. He served on the Board of Medco Health Solutions, Inc. from December 2007 until Medco merged with Express Scripts Holding Company in April 2012. He continued to serve on the Board of Express Scripts until the company merged with Cigna in December 2018.
Eric C. Wiseman, Former Executive Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of VF Corporation
Eric Wiseman served as Executive Chairman of VF Corporation, a publicly traded apparel and footwear company, from August 2008 until October 2017. He served as Chief Executive Officer from January 2008 until December 2016, and President from 2006 until June 2015. He served as Chief Operating Officer of VF Corporation from 2006 to 2008; Executive Vice President, Global Brands from 2005 to 2006; and Vice President and Chairman, Sportswear and Outdoor Coalitions from 2004 until 2005. Mr. Wiseman has been a Director of Lowe’s Companies, Inc., a publicly traded retail home improvement and appliance company, since 2011.
Donna F. Zarcone, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Economic Club of Chicago
Donna Zarcone has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Economic Club of Chicago, a civic and business leadership organization, since February 2012. She served as Interim President of The Economic Club of Chicago from October 2011 until February 2012 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of D. F. Zarcone & Associates LLC, a strategic advisory firm, from 2007 until February 2012. Ms. Zarcone served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Harley-Davidson Financial Services, Inc., a provider of wholesale and retail financing, insurance and credit card programs and a wholly owned subsidiary of Harley-Davidson, Inc., from 1998 until 2006. She has been a Director of CDW Corporation, a publicly traded provider of technology products and services, since 2011. She also served as a Director of The Jones Group, Inc., a publicly traded designer, marketer and wholesaler of branded clothing, from 2007 to 2012 and Chairman of the Board of Eaglemark Savings Bank, a financial services provider, from 2002 to 2006. She received recognition from the National Association of Corporate Directors as an NACD Directorship 100 “Class of 2012” member and is also an NACD Board Leadership Fellow. Ms. Zarcone was named one of Crain’s Most Powerful Women in Chicago Business in 2018.
William D. Zollars, Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of YRC Worldwide, Inc.
William Zollars served from 1999 to 2011 as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of YRC Worldwide, Inc., a holding company whose subsidiaries provide regional, national and international transportation and related services. Prior to that, Mr. Zollars was President of Yellow Transportation, Inc., from September 1996 through November 1999. From 1994 to 1996, he was Senior Vice President of Ryder Integrated Logistics. He also held various executive positions with Eastman Kodak. Mr. Zollars served as Director of ProLogis Trust, a real estate investment trust, from 2004 through 2010 and rejoined the Board of ProLogis in 2011. He has served as a Director of Cerner Corporation, a publicly traded supplier of health care information technology, since 2005.