Aetna Shareholders Approve Board Nominees
May 21, 2010 11:37 AM Eastern Daylight Time
HARTFORD, Conn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Aetna (NYSE: AET ) today announced that its
shareholders elected all of the company’s 13 nominees to the Aetna Board of Directors, in each case satisfying the
company’s majority vote standard. In addition, shareholders ratified the appointment of the company’s independent
registered public accountants, and approved the Aetna Inc. 2010 Stock Incentive Plan, the Aetna Inc. 2010 Non-
Employee Director Compensation Plan, and the continued use of certain performance criteria under the Aetna
Inc. 2001 Annual Incentive Plan.
Shareholders also rejected two shareholder proposals: the first to implement cumulative voting in the election of
directors; the second to adopt a policy requiring an independent, non-executive chairman of the Board of Directors.
The company had opposed both proposals.
Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 36.1 million
people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna
offers a broad range of traditional and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including
medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities
and health care management services for Medicaid plans. Our customers include employer groups, individuals,
college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor
groups and expatriates. For more information, see www.aetna.com and Aetna's Annual Report at
Fred Laberge, 860-273-4788
Kim A. Keck, 860-273-1327