Elevance Health (ELV) appoints Deanna Strable to its Board of Directors


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The board of directors of Elevance Health (NYSE: ELV) announced that Deanna Strable will be joining the board. She will serve on the Audit and Governance Committees.

With a career spanning more than three decades at a global Fortune 500 financial services company, Ms. Strable currently serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) for the Principal Financial Group®. In her current role, she is responsible for the financial integrity and growth strategy of a Fortune 500 company, helping more than 50 million customers worldwide make progress on their journey to greater financial security.

Prior to her current role as Principal®’s CFO, Ms. Strable served as President of the Company’s US Insurance Solutions division, with overall responsibility for individual life insurance, unqualified deferred compensation, individual disability insurance and group benefits. A strong advocate for inclusion in the workplace and a champion of women’s growth and advancement, she is also a co-founder and former co-executive sponsor of the Women in Leadership network at Principal® and is credited with consistently developing high-calibre, diverse teams .

In addition, Ms. Strable serves on the Board of Directors of United Way Worldwide and was previously the former CEO of LIMRA LOMA Global, the world’s largest association of life insurance and financial services companies. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

“We are pleased to welcome Deanna to the Elevance Health Board of Directors. As a seasoned CFO with proven insurance industry experience, coupled with a proven focus on diversity and culture, she will bring valuable insight to the Board,” said Elizabeth Tallett, Chair of the Board of Elevance Health. “With the addition of Deanna, more than 70% of our board of directors will be made up of women and racially or ethnically diverse directors, and we will continue to be the only Fortune 50 company with both a female CEO and an independent female chairman of the board.”

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