Person Details

Gail K. Boudreaux

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

Director Qualifications

Ms. Boudreaux brings significant CEO, healthcare industry, insurance, finance and technology 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. In addition, she has gained Environmental, Social and Governance experience through her current CEO role at Elevance Health.

Professional and Other Experience

  • Elevance Health, 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 Service 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 and the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, member of The Business Roundtable and chair of the Business Council

Other Public Board Service

  • Target Corporation, a general merchandise retailer, Director (since 2021)

  • Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc., a medical device company, Director (2012-2021)

  • Novavax, Inc., a biotechnology company, Director (2015-2017)

  • Xcel Energy, Inc., a utility holding company, Director (2012-2017)


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