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Joseph R. Swedish
Director at IBM
Mr. Swedish, 67, joined Anthem in 2013 as chief executive officer and was named chairman of Anthem’s board in 2015. He was the chairman, chief executive officer and president until late 2017 when he retired and became the executive chairman, a position he held until his retirement in May 2018. Prior to joining Anthem, he was the division president of Hospital Corporation of America from 1993 to 1998, president and chief executive officer of Centura Health from 1999 to 2004 and then served as president and chief executive officer of Trinity Health Corporation from 2004 to 2013. Mr. Swedish is a director of Centrexion Therapeutics and Mesoblast Limited. He also served as a director of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, the National Institute for Health Care Management, the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, Inc. and as a member of the Business Roundtable. Mr. Swedish currently serves as chairman of the Board of Visitors of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and was the past chairman of America’s Health Insurance Plans. He is a graduate member of The Business Council and a member of the Duke Margolis External Advisory Board. He is also a director of CDW Corporation and Proteus Digital Health, Inc. Mr. Swedish also serves as Co-Founder & Partner at Concord Health Partners, a private equity firm focused on strategic investing in healthcare portfolio companies.
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