Ron Williams was CEO and Chairman of Aetna from 2006 to 2010.He currently serves as the Chairman and CEO of RW2 Enterprises and is an Operating Advisor to private equity firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice where he serves as Chairman of portfolio companies agilon health and naviHealth, and is a Director of American Express, Boeing, and Johnson & Johnson. He holds an M.S. in management from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He served on President Obama’s President’s Management Advisory Board from 2011 to 2017. Black Enterprise Magazine has named him Executive of the Year and he appears in media including CNBC, Bloomberg, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.
Ron Williams, former CEO of Aetna, shares a story that reminds him of an often-overlooked reality: Without the help of talented, dedicated EAs, many of the world’s most successful business leaders would be toast!
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