Charles E. Saunders, M.D., is Chief Executive Officer of Healthagen, an Aetna Inc. business. He is helping Aetna Inc. achieve its goals of identifying new growth opportunities and developing market strategies that can help the company profitably manage quality and cost for its customers. Dr. Saunders is a physician and an accomplished business executive with expertise in health care services, information technology and business process operations. He joined Aetna Inc. from Warburg Pincus, the private equity firm, where he provided strategic leadership in assessing and pursuing growth opportunities in health care services and health care IT. Before that, he was the chairman and CEO of Broadlane, Inc., a technology-enabled health care services company that specializes in supply chain and clinical workforce management for hospitals and their affiliated physicians. Dr. Saunders received a bachelor’s in biological sciences from the University of Southern California and doctorate of medicine from Johns Hopkins University. He is board certified in internal medicine and emergency medicine.