Oil & gas giant Exxon Mobil Corporation announced that its shareholders elected Angela Braly to its board of directors. Braly is the former chairman, president and chief executive officer of health insurance company WellPoint, now known as Anthem.
With the election of Braly, the ExxonMobil board stands at 14 directors, 12 of whom are non-employee directors.
Braly served as chairman of WellPoint from 2010 to 2012 and president and CEO of the company from 2007 to 2012. Prior to that, Braly held various senior executive positions at WellPoint including general counsel and chief public affairs officer. Braly previously served as president and CEO of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri and held the role of general counsel.
She received a bachelor’s degree in finance from Texas Tech University and a law degree from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.
She is a director at Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Lowe’s Companies Inc. and The Procter & Gamble Co. She previously served on the board of WellPoint.