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Thomas J. Sabatino, Jr.

Aetna Inc.
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
New York, NY, USA

Thomas J. Sabatino, Jr., is Executive Vice President and General Counsel, reporting to the company’s Chairman and CEO Mark T. Bertolini.  He is the Chief Legal Officer of the company with worldwide responsibility for leading its legal operations, including formulating corporate legal policy.  In addition, he oversees the Corporate Secretary and Compliance functions.  He is a member of the Executive Committee, the senior governing body of the Company.

Mr. Sabatino joined Aetna from Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., where he served as Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel.  He joined Hertz in 2015 after serving as Executive Vice President, Global Legal and Chief Administrative Officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance. Previously, in 2010, Mr. Sabatino was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of UAL Corporation and United Airlines, Inc., and was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Schering-Plough Corporation from 2004 through 2009.  He also has held General Counsel positions at Baxter International and American Medical International.

Mr. Sabatino  has received numerous awards from his peers, including Inside Counsel’s Transformative Leader Award (2012), the National Bar Association Gertrude E. Rush Award (2013) and the Equal Justice Works Scales of Justice Award (2014).

He serves on the Board of Overseers for the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the Board of Directors of Equal Justice Works and the Board of Directors of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution.

Mr. Sabatino earned his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University in Connecticut.


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