Shareholders approved the change of the holding company name Anthem, Inc. (ANTM) to Elevance Health, Inc. at the 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, the company announced today.
The Elevance Health name underscores the company’s commitment to elevating whole health and advancing health beyond healthcare and its evolution to offer products and services beyond traditional health insurance. Through its digital capabilities, pharmacy, behavioral, clinical, and complex care assets, the company is able to address consumers’ full range of needs with an integrated, whole-person approach. It’s through these diverse assets that the company will deliver on its strategy, drive growth, and exceed expectations for consumers.
“The result of today’s vote reflects the shareholders’ affirmation that our company continues to transform to a lifetime, trusted health partner that offers a range of health-related services, including traditional health benefits. This change is the next important chapter in our journey, and better reflects our business and the company we are today,” said President and CEO Gail K. Boudreaux. “Fueled by our bold and ambitious purpose to improve the health of humanity, I look forward to creating opportunities to deliver innovative products and services as well as move health forward, in order to better serve the needs of our consumers, care providers, communities, partners, and associates.”
On June 28, Anthem will commemorate its official rebranding by ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and will begin trading under the new ticker symbol ELV.
About Anthem, Inc.
Anthem is a leading health company dedicated to improving lives and communities, and making healthcare simpler. Through its affiliated companies, Anthem serves approximately 118 million people, including nearly 47 million within its family of health plans. Delivering health beyond healthcare, Anthem is expanding from being a partner in health benefits to a lifetime, trusted health partner. For more information, please visit www.antheminc.com or follow @AnthemInc on Twitter.