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Board of Directors

Elevance Health’s Board of Directors oversees and guides our business. The principal responsibility of the Board of Directors is to further the long-term success of the Company, in line with the Board's fiduciary duty to the Company's shareholders, while taking into consideration the interests of our other stakeholders, including our customers, associates, business partners and the communities in which we operate.

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Elizabeth E. Tallett, Chair of the Board, Elevance Health, Inc.

Director Qualifications

Ms. Tallett brings significant CEO, finance, healthcare industry, insurance industry and marketing and consumer insights experience to the Board from her chief executive, other management and board positions in several healthcare, insurance and pharmaceutical organizations. These positions also provided her with regulatory and public policy experience due to the highly-regulated nature of these organizations. She also has ESG experience, having served as a lead director and as a member of the governance committees of several public companies.

Professional and Other Experience

  • Independent consultant to healthcare companies (2015-present)
  • Hunter Partners, LLC, a healthcare consulting company, principal (2002-2015)
  • Transcell Technologies, Inc., a specialty pharmaceuticals company, President and CEO (1992-1996)
  • Centocor Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology company, President (1987-1992)
  • Parke-Davis, a pharmaceuticals company, various roles including Member of the Executive Committee (1973-1987)

Other Public Board Service

  • Moderna, Inc., a biotechnology company, Director (since 2020)
  • Qiagen, N.V., a molecular diagnostics and life sciences company, Supervisory Director (since 2011)
  • Meredith Corporation, a media company, Director (2008-December 2021)
  • Principal Financial Group, Inc., a financial services company, Director (1992-May 2021; as lead director from 2007-2019)
  • Coventry Health Care, Inc., a health insurance company, Director (1998-2013, including serving as lead director)

Education

B.S., University of Nottingham

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Gail K. Boudreaux, President and Chief Executive Officer, Elevance Health, Inc.

Director Qualifications

Ms. Boudreaux brings significant CEO, healthcare industry, insurance, finance, technology and ESG experience to the Board from her chief executive and other executive positions with several healthcare and insurance organizations and participation in numerous associations in the healthcare industry. Ms. Boudreaux’s positions also provided her with regulatory and public policy experience due to the highly-regulated nature of these organizations. She also gained financial and technology experience through her service as a director and as a member of the audit committee and technology operations committee of several public companies, including a medical device company and a biotechnology company.

Professional and Other Experience

  • Anthem, Inc., President and CEO (since 2017)
  • GKB Global Health, LLC, a healthcare consulting firm, Founder and CEO (2015-2017)
  • UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, a diversified healthcare company, Executive Vice President (2008-2015), and President (2008-2011) and CEO (2011-2014) of its subsidiary United HealthCare
  • Health Care Services Corporation, a health insurance company, Executive Vice President of External Operations (2005-2008) and President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (2002-2005)
  • Aetna Inc., a managed healthcare company, various leadership positions (1983-2002)
  • Director of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, the National Institute for Health Care Management, Health Services Foundation and the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, and member of The Business Roundtable

Other Public Board Service

  • Target Corporation, a general merchandise retailer, Director (since September 2021)
  • Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc., a medical device company, Director (2012-May 2021)
  • Xcel Energy, Inc., a utility holding company, Director (2012-2017)
  • Novavax, Inc., a biotechnology company, Director (2015-2017)

Education

M.B.A., Columbia Business School; B.A., Dartmouth College

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R. Kerry Clark, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cardinal Health, Inc.

Director Qualifications

Mr. Clark brings to the Board extensive CEO, healthcare industry, marketing and consumer insights, and finance experience through his positions as Chairman and CEO of a major healthcare services organization, and as a senior executive at an international consumer products company, where he served in several positions involving marketing, advertising and product development of healthcare and other consumer products. Also, he has healthcare experience through his service on a hospital’s board of directors and ESG experience through his roles as lead director and chair of the governance committee of a public company. Mr. Clark qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” under the SEC’s rules.

Professional and Other Experience

  • Cardinal Health, Inc., a healthcare products and services company, Chairman and CEO (2007-2009) and President and CEO (2006-2007)
  • The Procter & Gamble Company, a consumer products company, various positions (1974-2006) including Vice Chairman, Global Health, Baby & Family Care (2004-2006) and Vice Chairman & President, Global Market Development (2002-2004)
  • The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, Director (since 2009)

Other Public Board Service

  • General Mills, Inc., a consumer food products company, Director (since 2009)
  • Textron, Inc., an aircraft, defense and industrial products company, Director (since 2003)
  • Avnet, Inc., an industrial distributor of electronic components, enterprise computer and storage products, Director (2012-2019)

Education

B.A., Queens University

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Susan D. DeVore, Former Chief Executive Officer, Premier, Inc.

Director Qualifications

Ms. DeVore brings extensive healthcare industry, CEO and executive leadership experience to the Board gained through her past President and CEO positions at a healthcare improvement company that serves thousands of hospitals and other healthcare providers. She also gained technology experience in connection with her oversight of the healthcare improvement company’s technology/services segment and regulatory experience due to its highly-regulated nature. In addition, Ms. DeVore has finance experience as a former partner and region and sector leader at Ernst & Young LLP. Ms. DeVore qualifies as an "audit committee financial expert" under the rules of the SEC.

Professional and Other Experience

  • Premier, Inc., a healthcare improvement company, various roles from 2003 until June 2021, with the most recent as CEO (2019-May 2021) and President (2013-2019)
  • Premier Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (subsidiary of Premier, Inc.), President and CEO (2009-2019) and Director (2009-May 2021)
  • AdventHealth, a healthcare system, Director (since 2020)
  • Cap Gemini/Ernst & Young LLP, a management consulting company, various roles from 1988 until 2002, including VP and Sector Leader, Manufacturing/High Tech & Media/Entertainment Units (2001-2002) and Sector Leader, High Growth Middle Market Division, North America (2000-2001)

Other Public Board Service

  • Unum Group, a financial protection benefits company, Director (since 2018)
  • Premier, Inc., Director (2013-May 2021)

Education

M.M., McGill University; B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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Robert L. Dixon, Jr., Former Global Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President, PepsiCo, Inc.

Director Qualifications

Mr. Dixon has extensive technology experience through his position as Global Chief Information Officer of a large public company, his ownership of a digital and information technology consulting business, and his service on the CIO advisory board for another large public company. He also has significant marketing and consumer insights experience through his senior positions at two large public companies, both of which have global retail consumer product focus. Mr. Dixon has ESG experience through his role as chair of the governance committee of a public company, as well as his several executive and academic board positions.

Professional and Other Experience

  • RD Factor, Inc., a digital and information technology consulting business, owner (since 2016)
  • PepsiCo, Inc., a food and beverages company, Senior Vice President (2016) and Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer (2007-2016)
  • The Procter & Gamble Company, various positions (1977-2007), including Vice President of Global Business Services (2005-2007)
  • International Business Machines Corporation, a technology and consulting company, CIO Advisory Board (2011-2017)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, President's Advisory Board (since 2017), the College of Computing Advisory Board (since 2019) and Trustee of the Foundation (since 2017)

Other Public Board Service

  • Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc., a specialty retailer, Director (since 2018)
  • Okta, Inc., an identity management platform, Director (since 2019)

Education

B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology

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Lewis Hay III, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, NextEra Energy, Inc.

Director Qualifications

Mr. Hay brings extensive CEO, finance and regulatory and public policy experience to the Board through his positions as CEO, Chairman and CFO of a large utility company which was subject to significant regulation and oversight. He also has ESG experience with his management of the utility’s expansion of renewable energy sources. In addition, Mr. Hay has marketing and consumer insights experience from his service as an officer of a large utility company and a director of a financial services company, and technology experience from his service as a director of an information technology company. Mr. Hay qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” under the SEC's rules.

Professional and Other Experience

  • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC, a private equity investment firm, operating advisor (since 2014)
  • NextEra Energy, Inc. (“NextEra Energy”), an electricity-related services and renewable energy generator company, Executive Chairman (2012-2013), CEO (2001-2012), Chairman (2002-2012) and President (2001-2006)
  • Artera Services, LLC, a provider of integrated infrastructure services to natural gas and electric industries, Director (since 2018 including for its predecessor company, PowerTeam Services, LLC)

Other Public Board Service

  • L3Harris Technologies, Inc., a global aerospace and defense technology firm, Director (since 2019 and 2002-2019 for its predecessor company, Harris Corporation)
  • Capital One Financial Corporation, a financial services company, Director (2003-2019)
  • NextEra Energy, Director (2001-2013)

Education

M.S., Carnegie Mellon University; B.S., Lehigh University

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Bahija Jallal, Chief Executive Officer, Immunocore Limited

Director Qualifications

Ms. Jallal brings extensive healthcare industry experience to the Board gained through her several leadership positions at biopharmaceutical companies that provide new medicines to patients, including her current position of CEO at a multinational biotechnology company. In addition, Ms. Jallal has CEO and finance experience through her current position and her former position of President at a biologic research and development subsidiary of a large public company.

Professional and Other Experience

  • Immunocore Limited, a T-cell receptor biotechnology company, CEO (since January 2019)
  • AstraZeneca PLC (“AstraZeneca”), a pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical business, Executive Vice President (2013-2019)
  • MedImmune, a biotechnology business and a subsidiary of AstraZeneca, President (2013-2019), Executive Vice President, Research and Development (2010-2013) and various other research and development positions (2006-2010)

Other Public Board Service

  • Immunocore Limited, Director (since 2019)
  • Guardant Health, Inc., a precision oncology company, Director (2019-June 2022)

Education

M.S. and Ph.D., I’Universite’ De Paris VI; Fellow, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry

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Antonio F. Neri, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Director Qualifications

Mr. Neri brings CEO and significant technology experience to the Board gained through his current position of President and CEO at a large, multinational enterprise information technology company and from holding several leadership positions at firms that provide technology solutions to the business and public sectors. Mr. Neri also gained finance and marketing and consumer insights experience from past positions where he was responsible for determining consumer needs, overseeing product and promotional campaigns and promoting, selling and distributing products. Mr. Neri qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” under the SEC’s rules.

Professional and Other Experience

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (“Hewlett Packard Enterprise”), a technology company, President and CEO (since 2018), President (2017-2018) and Executive Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Group (2015-2017)
  • HP Inc., a technology company, various positions (1995-2015) including Senior Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Group (2014-2015), Senior Vice President and General Manager, HP Networking Business Units (2014), Senior Vice President and General Manager, HP Servers (2013-2014) and Senior Vice President and General Manager, HP Technology Services (2011-2013)

Other Public Board Service

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Director (since 2018)
  • H3C Technologies Co., LTD, an information technology company, Director (2016-2017)

Education

Bachillerato en Electronica, Escuela Nacional de Educacion Tecnica

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Ramiro G. Peru, Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Phelps Dodge Corporation

Director Qualifications

Mr. Peru brings significant executive leadership and finance experience to the Board as a former chief financial officer of two public companies. Mr. Peru’s positions also included technology experience as Senior Vice President at a mining and manufacturing company, with responsibility for managing both information systems and technology and human resources. In addition, he has technology experience through his service on the board of directors of an oil and gas exploration and production company.

Professional and Other Experience

  • Swift Corporation, a transportation company, Executive Vice President and CFO (June-December 2007)
  • Phelps Dodge Corporation (“Phelps Dodge”), a mining and manufacturing company, various finance and accounting positions with Phelps Dodge and its affiliates (1979-2007) including Executive Vice President and CFO (1999-2007)
  • UNS Energy Corporation ("UNS Energy"), an electric and gas utility holding company and a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., a utility holding company, Director (since 2007)
  • Bluemedia, Inc., a large format printer, Director (since 2018)

Other Public Board Service

  • SM Energy Company, an oil and gas exploration and production company, Director (since 2014)
  • UNS Energy (publicly traded until August 2014), Director (2007-2014)
  • WellPoint Health Networks Inc., Director (2003-2004)

Education

B.S., University of Arizona

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Ryan M. Schneider, Chief Executive Officer and President, Realogy Holdings Corp.

Director Qualifications

Mr. Schneider brings significant CEO, COO, finance, marketing and consumer insights and technology experience to the Board from his current CEO position at a real estate services company. In addition, Mr. Schneider has finance experience through his past leadership positions at a financial services organization. These positions also provided him with regulatory and public policy experience through his oversight of compliance with consumer and safety regulations, and due to the highly-regulated nature of the banking industry. He also gained insurance industry experience when he was employed as a consultant by multiple insurance companies while at McKinsey & Company.

Professional and Other Experience

  • Realogy Holdings Corp. (“Realogy”), a residential real estate services company, CEO and President (since December 2017), President and Chief Operating Officer (October 2017-December 2017)
  • McKinsey & Company, an international consulting firm, Senior Advisor (2017)
  • Capital One Financial Corporation, a financial services company, various positions (2001-2017), including Senior Advisor (2016-2017) and President, Card Business (2007-2016)
  • Capital One Bank (USA) N.A., Director (2007-2016)

Other Public Board Service

  • Realogy, Director (since 2017)

Education

Ph.D., Yale University; B.A., Williams College

Contact Our Directors

You may communicate with the Board by submitting an email to our Board at boardofdirectors@elevancehealth.com. Communications that are intended specifically for non-management directors or any individual director should be sent to the email address above to the attention of the Board Chair.

You may also communicate with the Board by submitting a letter to our Secretary at Elevance Health, Inc., 220 Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204, Mail No. IN0204-A381.

Communications are distributed to the Board, or to any individual directors as appropriate, depending on the facts and circumstances outlined in the communication. In that regard, the Elevance Health Board has requested that certain items which are unrelated to the duties and responsibilities of the Board should be excluded, such as:

  • Spam
  • Junk mail and mass mailings
  • Medical claims inquiries
  • New product suggestions
  • Resumes and other forms of job inquiries
  • Surveys
  • Business solicitations or advertisements

In addition, material that is unduly hostile, threatening, illegal or similarly unsuitable will be excluded, with the provision that any such unsuitable communication is made available to any director upon request.