Top 25 Minority Leaders
Chairman and CEO,
Ronald Williams is chairman and chief executive officer of Aetna, one of the nation’s largest private insurers. Williams, 58, joined Aetna in 2001, was named president in 2002, and was named CEO and chairman in 2006. Under his leadership, Aetna became the first national insurer to offer a consumer-directed health plan, and he has led efforts to improve transparency by launching a new online consumer tool to view physician-specific price information. Before joining Aetna, he was a divisional group president at WellPoint Health Networks and president of its Blue Cross of California subsidiary.