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Humana Elects William E. Mitchell to Board of Directors

All Nine Incumbent Directors Re-Elected at Annual Meeting


Thursday, April 23, 2009 4:44 pm EDT



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LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that William E. Mitchell was elected to the company’s board of directors at today’s annual meeting of stockholders. Stockholders also re-elected the company’s nine incumbent board members.

Mitchell is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Arrow Electronics, a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions.

“Bill’s wide range of experience creating and executing information-technology solutions for a variety of enterprises worldwide is closely aligned with Humana’s growing leadership in health care IT,” said David A. Jones, Jr., Humana’s Chairman of the Board. “Bill is a visionary as well as a practical, hands-on leader. The board and the company will benefit greatly from his counsel.”

Mitchell holds a master’s degree in engineering from the University of Michigan, where he was a National Science Foundation Fellow. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Princeton University with a bachelor’s degree in engineering.

In addition, the following board members were re-elected to one-year terms: David A. Jones, Jr., Chairman, Frank A. D’Amelio, W. Roy Dunbar, Kurt J. Hilzinger, Humana President and Chief Executive Officer Michael B. McCallister, William J. McDonald, James J. O’Brien, Marissa T. Peterson, and W. Ann Reynolds, PhD.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies, with approximately 10.6 million medical members.

Humana is a full-service benefits-solutions company, offering a wide array of health and supplementary benefit plans for employer groups, government programs and individuals.

Over its 48-year history, Humana has consistently seized opportunities to meet changing customer needs. Today, the company is a leader in consumer engagement, providing guidance that leads to lower costs and a better health plan experience throughout its diversified customer portfolio.

More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company’s Web site at www.humana.com.


Humana Corporate Communications
Tom Noland, 502-580-3674
Humana Investor Relations
Regina Nethery, 502-580-3644