wellpoint inc (WLP) Key Developments
WellPoint Inc. Announces Management Changes
Jun 10 14
WellPoint Inc. announced that, most recently, a brand-new appointee to the board in Kerry Clark. Kerry just retired as the Chairman and CEO of Cardinal. Prior to his Cardinal role, he was at P&G for many years. The company also announced that Marty Silverstein is now Executive Vice President for Strategy. Tom Miller just joined as new CIO. Tom joins from Coca-Cola. The company also announced that Brian Griffin, even though he was recently solely the President for the New York plan, prior to that, he was a very high-placed senior executive in Medco. The company has given him the responsibility to kind of put his hand on the wheel regarding PBM engagement with Express Scripts.
WellPoint Inc. Presents at Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare Conference, Jun-04-2014 08:30 AM
May 21 14
WellPoint Inc. Presents at Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare Conference, Jun-04-2014 08:30 AM. Venue: Grand Hyatt, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Wayne S. Deveydt, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President.
WellPoint Inc. Appoints Joseph R. Swedish as President
May 14 14
WellPoint Inc. announced that on May 14, 2014 the Board of Directors of the company appointed Joseph R. Swedish to the position of President, in addition to his current Chief Executive Officer position, effective May 14, 2014.
WellPoint Inc. Announces Executive Changes
Apr 30 14
WellPoint Inc. announced that Thomas C. Zielinski has been named executive vice president and general counsel, effective June 2, 2014. Additionally, Peter Haytaian has been appointed executive vice president and president of the company’s Government Business Division. He replaces Richard Zoretic who announced he will retire from WellPoint on May 31, 2014. Zielinski most recently was a partner in the law firm of Morgan Lewis and was retained as interim general counsel for WellPoint since February 2014. He will oversee WellPoint’s legal strategy, legal compliance, litigation, and regulatory and governance matters. Haytaian most recently served as president of the Medicaid business in the Government Business Division of WellPoint, where he was responsible for all Medicaid operations in the 19 states WellPoint serves. As president of WellPoint’s Government Business Division, he will assume responsibility for all operations related to the company’s Medicaid and Medicare business segments, as well as National Government Services and the Federal Employee Program.
WellPoint Inc. Declares Second Quarter 2014, Payable on June 25, 2014
Apr 30 14
On April 29, 2014, the Audit Committee of WellPoint Inc. declared a second quarter 2014 dividend to shareholders of $0.4375 per share. On an annualized basis, this equates to a dividend of $1.75 per share. The second quarter dividend is payable on June 25, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 10, 2014.