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and alternative sales channels. She
holds a J.D. from Northwestern
University School of Law.
JOHNNIE GILES has been
appointed executive director of
external affairs for Comcast
Corporation and vice president of
external affairs for Comcast Cable.
Giles served as regional vice
president of government affairs for
Comcast’s California region, where
he managed legislative advocacy
and governmental-affairs activities.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from
the University of California-Berkeley. He also holds an MBA
from Pepperdine University’s
Graziadio School of Business and
FERNANDO AGUIRRE has been
named to Aetna’s board of directors.
He is chairman and CEO of Chiquita
Brands International. Aguirre
received a bachelor’s degree from
Southern Illinois University. Aetna
is No. 19 in the DiversityInc Top 50.
The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of
Commerce (USHCC) has elected
RAYMOND ARROYO to be a member of its board of directors. Arroyo
is chief diversity officer at Aetna.
The mission of the USHCC is to
foster Latino economic development
and to create sustainable prosperity for the benefit of society. Arroyo
is also cofounder and past president
of Puerto Ricans in Management
and Executive Roles (PRIMER), a
network of Latino business and professional leaders and a DiversityInc
partner. Luke Visconti, CEO of
DiversityInc, is also a member.
ANNA MARIA CHÁVEZ has
been appointed chief executive
officer of Girl Scouts of the USA,
a position she will assume at the
Girl Scouts National Council
Session/52nd Convention in
November. She was appointed
chief executive of the Girl Scouts
of Southwest Texas in 2009 after
serving as deputy chief of staff
for urban relations and community development for current U.S.
Secretary of Homeland Security
Janet Napolitano. Chávez holds a
law degree from the University of
Arizona College of Law and a bachelor’s degree from Yale University.
ANNA MARIA CHÁVEZ
MARILDA GÁNDARA was
appointed to the board of trustees
of the University of Connecticut,
which consists of 21 members. She
was most recently president of the
Aetna Foundation before retiring
from Aetna after 30 years of service.
Gándara previously worked as a
real-estate executive and an attorney. Under her leadership, more
than $180 million in grants was
awarded to nonprofit groups.
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