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Laurie P. Havanec

Laurie P. Havanec, Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer
Laurie Havanec is Chief People Officer at CVS Health, responsible for leading all areas of talent and culture and inspiring and engaging our nearly 300,000 colleagues across the company.

Laurie brings over 20 years of experience to CVS Health, most recently serving as Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer of Otis Worldwide Co., the world’s leading company for elevator and escalator maintenance, installation, and service.

Before joining Otis, Laurie served as Corporate Vice President of Talent and Human Resources at United Technologies Corporation (UTC) where together with her team, she transformed and modernized the company’s talent agenda and priorities. She championed technology and new ways of thinking to create industry-leading practices in engagement, recruitment and performance. From 2013 to 2017, Laurie served as Vice President of Human Resources Institution Businesses, overseeing Aetna’s largest business segment with 60 billion in revenue. Prior to that, she held the title of Vice President of Talent Management and Human Resources for Aetna International.

Laurie earned a BS in Business from the University of Connecticut and a JD from the University of Connecticut School of Law. She’s a seasoned HR professional who has worked across all human resources functions including talent development, diversity, equity and inclusion, compensation and benefits as well as labor and employee relations.