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American Electric Power elects Margaret McCarthy to board

Christian Fernsby |
Columbus, Oh., USA - Margaret McCarthy has been elected to the American Electric Power board of directors.

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Ms. McCarth has led Technology Innovation at CVS since December 2018.

Ms. McCarth was executive vice president of Technology and Operations for Aetna from 2010 through December 2018.

Ms. McCarth also was a member of Aetna's Executive Leadership Team and the company's senior governing body.

Before joining Aetna, Ms. McCarth was senior vice president of Information Technology at Cigna and served as chief information officer at Catholic Health Initiatives and Franciscan Health System.

She also has worked in technology consulting at Andersen Consulting (Accenture) and was a consulting partner at Ernst and Young.

Ms. McCarth earned a bachelor's degree from Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island, and a master's degree in public health and hospital administration from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

Ms. McCarth is a U.S. Navy veteran with service in the U.S. Navy Medical Services Corps, at Bethesda Naval Hospital and as a U.S. Navy Reserves Lieutenant Commander.