Joseph C. Black Jr., is chief procurement officer for Aetna, Inc., one of the nation's leading diversified healthcare benefits companies. In this position, he leads the company's procure-to-pay activities enterprisewide, impacting more than US$4 billion in company expense. His responsibilities include supply management, accounts payable, meeting management, travel, supplier diversity and expense policy.
During his 20-year tenure at Aetna, Black has held various leadership roles within procurement and real estate. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University and an MBA from the University of Connecticut.
Black sits on the board of Meadows Real Estate, a not-for-profit community revitalization organization focused on low-income, subsidized housing; and the board of Church Homes, Inc., a not-for-profit, non-sectarian corporation, which owns or manages retirement communities. He is also a deacon and trustee for the Apostolic Fellowship Church.