Mark Bertolini

Co-Chief Executive Officer
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Mark T. Bertolini is Co-Chief Executive Officer alongside Nir Bar Dea. He previously served as Co-Chairman of Bridgewater’s Operating Board of Directors, having served as an Independent Director of the firm’s Internal Board since 2019. Mark is also a national health care thought leader, and the former Chairman and CEO of Aetna Inc. At Aetna, Mark assumed the role of CEO in November 2010, and of Chairman in April 2011. In November 2018, he stepped down as Chairman and CEO and served as a Director of CVS Health Corporation upon completion of CVS Health’s acquisition of Aetna, valued at $69 billion. Throughout Mark’s tenure at Aetna, he led the company’s transition from a traditional health insurance company to a consumer-oriented health care company focused on delivering holistic, integrated care in local communities.

Before joining Aetna, Mark held executive positions at Cigna, NYLCare Health Plans, and SelectCare, Inc., where he was President and Chief Executive Officer. He serves as a director of Verizon Communications Inc., Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Thrive Global, and the FIDELCO Guide Dog Foundation.

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More from Mark Bertolini
May 2022
For the second year in a row, Bridgewater’s Human Resources department hosted events throughout the month of May to raise awareness and reduce the stigma surrounding mental health.
June 2022
Justin G. Nelson, Co-Founder & President of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) joined Co-CEO Mark Bertolini for a conversation on the work that NGLCC is doing to support LGBTQ-owned businesses across the country.
January 2022
Mark Bertolini sat down with Bridgewater’s LGBTQ+ affinity network to share his experience advocating for diversity and inclusion, working with employee resource groups in earlier parts of his career, and why these efforts matter to him.
June 2019
The former CEO of Aetna visited Bridgewater where he encouraged an increased investment in healthcare for Americans, saying that it could “save our economy and our nation."
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