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Joan E Herman


Board: Senior Management
Job Title: President and Chief Executive Officer Specialty, Senior and State-Sponsored SBU

Ms. Herman is responsible for the company’s pharmacy, behavioral health, EAP, dental, vision, life/ disability and workers’ compensation business units. Prior to this, she served as Chief Executive Officer and President of WellPoint Health Networks’ senior, specialty and state sponsored programs division. She joined WellPoint Health Networks in 1998 as President of specialty businesses. Prior to joining WellPoint, she served in a number of senior management positions, including senior vice president, strategic development and senior vice president, group insurance for Phoenix Life Company in Hartford, Connecticut. Ms. Herman is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries. She has also served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Actuaries and has been active on its task forces dealing with risk classification and genetic testing. She serves on the Board of the Southern California Leadership Network. She is also a member of the Committee of 200, an exclusive group of women leaders.