Gail K. Boudreaux

President & CEO, Elevance Health, Inc.


Gail K. Boudreaux has served as the President & Chief Executive Officer of Elevance Health, Inc., a leading health benefits provider, since November 2017. Ms. Boudreaux previously served as Chief Executive Officer of GKB Global Health, LLC, a healthcare consulting company, and held executive level leadership positions at UnitedHealth Group, Inc. (and its subsidiary, UnitedHealthcare), Health Care Services Corporation, and Aetna, Inc. 

Skills and qualifications 

Ms. Boudreaux provides the Board with senior leadership, human capital management, capital deployment, digital tools / data analytics, information security / data privacy, financial management, risk management, reputation management, and environmental, social, and governance skills developed over her more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare and insurance industry with Elevance Health, UnitedHealth Group, Health Care Services Corporation, and Aetna. During that time, she has held executive leadership positions with escalating levels of responsibility, and in her current role as CEO of Elevance Health she is responsible for many of the functions requiring those skills and led the transformation of Elevance Health into a digital-first healthcare company. In addition, her service on other public company boards has enhanced those skills and strengthens the Board’s collective oversight capability. She also has experience with the roles and responsibilities of different board committees through current or prior service on the audit, compensation, nominating and governance, risk management, and/or operations, nuclear, environmental, and safety committees of other public company boards. 

Other public company boards

Current Within past five years Other past boards
Elevance Health, Inc. 

Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.

Genzyme Corporation 

Novavax, Inc. 

Xcel Energy, Inc.