February 4, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP), the largest U.S. health benefits company by commercial membership, today announced that Larry C. Glasscock is retiring as chairman of the board of directors and as a member of the board of directors effective March 1, 2010. WellPoint's board of directors has named Angela F. Braly, WellPoint's president and chief executive officer, as chair of the board, also effective March 1, 2010.
Earlier in her career, Braly was executive vice president and general counsel at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri and a partner in the law firm of Lewis, Rice & Fingersh. A native of Dallas, she received a bachelor's degree in finance from Texas Tech University and a law degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law.