Aetna Shareholder Meeting To Be Webcast

HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aetna’s (NYSE: AET) Annual Meeting of Shareholders, to be held on Friday, May 20, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time, will be available through a live audio webcast that can be accessed through the Internet on the Investor Information link at

At the meeting, Aetna shareholders as of the close of business on March 18, 2011, will consider and act on the election of directors, approval of the appointment of Aetna’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2011, approval of the proposed amendment of the Aetna Inc. 2010 Stock Incentive Plan to increase the number of shares authorized to be issued under the Plan, approval of the proposed Aetna Inc. 2011 Employee Stock Purchase Plan, a non-binding advisory vote on executive compensation, a non-binding advisory vote on the frequency of the vote on executive compensation and, if properly presented, two shareholder proposals.

About Aetna

Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 35.3 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary 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 To learn more about Aetna's innovative online tools, visit


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