Karen S. Rohan to Head Aetna’s Specialty Products Organization

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HARTFORD, Conn.—Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced that Karen S. Rohan will be joining the company as executive vice president and head of specialty products. In this role, she will be responsible for the dental and vision, group insurance and consumer financial solutions businesses. She also will have responsibility for leading the company’s distribution strategy.

Rohan joins Aetna from Magellan Health Services, where she has served as president since 2009. She will report to Mark T. Bertolini, Aetna chairman, CEO and president, and will serve on the company’s Executive Committee.

At Magellan, Rohan was responsible for the strategic direction and profit and loss of Magellan’s behavioral health, radiology, specialty pharmaceuticals and Medicaid pharmacy benefits administration business units. Prior to joining Magellan, Rohan was president of the Group Disability, Dental and Vision Care businesses of CIGNA Corporation. Her career with CIGNA spanned 18 years and included a number of positions with increasing responsibility.