Larson Statement on News that Mark Bertolini will Step Down as Aetna CEO
Washington, D.C. – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), released the following statement after Aetna CEO, Mark Bertolini said that he will step down and join the CVS Board of Directors, after Aetna merges with CVS in an interview with CNBC.
“Mark Bertolini has been an innovator in his work at Aetna by demonstrating that patient-centered health care can produce better outcomes. His efforts to increase access, lower health care costs, and improve the quality of health care have been unparalleled in the industry. Since joining Aetna in 2003, he has been a true leader and a visionary. Mark has always sought to shift the paradigm of what experts believed possible about health and wellness. He is a national resource, and is one of the top thought-leaders on health care in the world,” said Larson.