Aetna (NYSE: AET),
a leading global diversified health care benefits company, announced
today that Eugene Marks has been named general manager of the Americas
region for its International business. In this new role, Marks is
responsible for expanding the company's international business across
the U.S., Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, including global
health benefits for expatriates and local nationals; life and disability
insurance; health care technology and analytics; and health management
solutions. The appointment is effective immediately.
Marks, who will be based in Hartford, Conn., joins Aetna from MetLife,
where he most recently served as the executive vice president in the
international business with responsibility for global employee benefits,
expatriate business, pensions and bank distribution across 60 countries.
"Eugene is an established global executive with a track record of
managing successful businesses across diverse regions of the world,
including the U.S., Latin America, Europe and Asia," said Sandip Patel,
head of Aetna International. "We are pleased Eugene is joining our team
to lead our next phase of growth in the Americas region, which is the
hub of our expatriate benefits business serving multinational
corporations. Building solutions with Aetna's U.S. global franchise
customers will be a focus to leverage for success."
Marks served for more than 30 years with MetLife in leadership positions
across the globe managing regions and country operations, based in
Mexico, Hong Kong, Japan, U.K. and the U.S. He holds a Bachelor of
Science degree in business administration from the University of Dayton.
About Aetna International
Aetna International is committed to helping create a stronger, healthier
global community by delivering comprehensive health benefits and health
management solutions worldwide. Aetna International's expatriate
business is one of the industry's largest and most prominent
international health benefits providers, supporting more than 430,000
members worldwide. The organization's expatriate offerings include
medical, dental, vision, life, disability and emergency assistance.
Aetna International's health management business collaborates with
health care systems, government entities and plan sponsors around the
world to design and build locally-applied health management solutions to
improve health, quality and cost outcomes. For more information, see www.aetnainternational.com.
Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits
companies, serving approximately 36.1 million people with information
and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their
health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and
consumer-directed health insurance products and related services,
including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and
disability plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health
care management services and health information technology services. Our
customers include employer groups, individuals, college students,
part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers,
governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and
expatriates. For more information, see www.aetna.com.
Cynthia Michener, 1-860-273-8553