President and CEO, Elevance Health
Boudreaux has been president and CEO of Elevance Health since 2017. The company, which operates Blue Cross Blue Shield plans in 14 states, is also the parent company of the healthcare services brand Carelon and the health plan brand Wellpoint. It has made moves under Boudreaux to widen its footprint: Elevance announced in January its plans to acquire Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana for $2.5 billion. Despite regulatory delays, Blue Cross Louisiana said in September the companies remain committed to the transaction. In 2023, Elevance also hired its first food as medicine director to help reduce chronic conditions among its members. Boudreaux is a member of the Business Roundtable and the board of directors of America’s Health Insurance Plans. In 2023, she became the first female chair of the Business Council, a leadership development organization for CEOs of multinational corporations.