Former President George H.W. Bush, Forty-first President of the United States Co-Founder CEO Roundtable on Cancer
…the CEO Roundtable's Gold Standard will most certainly save lives.
Mr. Robert A. Ingram, Past Chairman and Co-Founder, CEO Roundtable on Cancer, General Partner, Hatteras Venture Partners
The CEO Gold Standard is the best way I know for any organization to make a real difference in the fight against cancer.
Mike Krzyzewski (Coach K), Heads Men Basketball Coach, Duke University
We're all on the same team when it comes to fighting cancer.
Mr. Mark Bertolini, Chairman, CEO and President, Aetna
At Aetna, we work every day to help people take better care of their own and their family’s health. We support prevention, wellness and treatment programs for our customers and employees to make health care more effective, convenient and affordable. We believe that good health starts with awareness and happens with the help of information, tools and resources, and we are proud to be part of the fight against cancer.
Mr. David E.I. Pyott, Chairman and CEO, Allergan, Inc.
As a company dedicated to serving various diverse patient populations with high unmet needs, Allergan is honored to receive the CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation and commit to wellness progams that will further improve the health and care of millions of people around the world.
Dr. John Seffrin, CEO, American Cancer Society
Approximately two-thirds of cancer deaths can be prevented. With its emphasis on risk reduction, the Gold Standard offers a remarkable opportunity to change the mortality curve.
Ms. Nancy Yaw, CEO, American Cancer Society (Great Lakes Division)
At the American Cancer Society Great Lakes Division we are proud to live by the principles established by the Gold Standard. Our actions speak louder than words, and the Gold Standard is testament to our organizational commitment to fight cancer everywhere, whether it be across the nation with our programs and services, around the world with our global outreach and influence, or right in our own backyard with our valued staff and their families.
Mr. Charles W. DeGooyer, CEO, American Cancer Society (Great West Division)
Achieving the Gold Standard shows our supporters and our employees that we’re ‘walking the walk’ when it comes to saving lives from cancer by supporting healthy lifestyles, early detection, and quality care.
Mr. Michael P. Dany, CEO, American Cancer Society (High Plains Division)
Providing our employees and their families with the resources they need to prevent cancer, to find cancer early, and to access quality cancer care is the right thing to do, and it will make even more birthdays possible for those who work so hard on behalf of our mission.
Mr. Jonathan Thomas, President and CEO, American Century Investments
American Century Investments is honored to be among the select group of corporations to achieve the prestigious CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation. Our employees are our most important resource, so the development of programs to encourage wellness and cancer prevention is a win-win situation. This accreditation is especially gratifying given the fact that through our unique ownership structure, more than 40 percent of company profits support research to find cures for cancer and other gene-based diseases.
Dr. Cheryl Healton, President and CEO, American Legacy Foundation
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths – with nearly 90% of those diagnosed having smoked. One of the most important things you can do to prevent cancer is to quit smoking. Employers who put their employees first can take inexpensive measures to support them as they quit – it saves lives and money.
Dr. Allen S. Lichter, CEO, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
At ASCO, each staff member is dedicated to helping our members make a difference in cancer care every day. The Gold Standard demonstrates our commitment to our own employees.
Mr. Rich Fante, President & CEO North America, AstraZeneca
AstraZeneca invests in its employee wellness programs because it's the right thing to do for people to live healthy, happy and productive lives.
Dr. Joseph A. Trunfio, President and CEO, Atlantic Health System
At Atlantic Health System we have a healing culture in which to care for our patients and their families, as well as our employees, in body, mind and spirit. We're continually developing programs to improve and maintain the health of our workforce because we care about our employees and want them to be well. Our efforts to support healthy lifestyles, and provide programs that lower the risk of cancer and detect it earlier also help prevent other chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, respiratory disease and diabetes - and ultimately enhance people's lives. Being recognized for these efforts by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer shows we're on the right track in leading our community to better health.
Mr. David Evans, Chief Executive Officer, Austin Travis County Integral Care (ATCIC)
In addition to helping our consumers and employees understand the harmful effects of tobacco, implementing a tobacco cessation initiative has allowed us to provide important educational resources to help tobacco users take better care of their overall health. Adopting these standards is an important step to creating and maintaining healthy communities for all.
Dr. David L. Kapaska, CEO and Regional President, Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center
As a leading health organization in our region, we want to be a strong influence for better health and prevention, and there’s no better place to start than among our own employees.
Mr. Ronald L. Nelson, Chairman and CEO, Avis Budget Group
At Avis Budget we’re focused on encouraging our employees and their families to make healthier choices with the goal of reducing the frequency of cancers and other serious disease that have such devastating economic and quality of life impacts. The CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation process brings employers together to identify the best ideas and put them into practice and we at Avis Budget Group are proud to participate in this worthwhile effort.
Mr. Stephen C. Reynolds, President and CEO, Baptist Memorial Health Care
Being a Gold Standard employer is a prime example of Baptist’s commitment to employee wellness. Baptist is proud to foster a culture that encourages a healthy lifestyle among employees. Organizations committed to employee health and wellness have the potential to enhance employee productivity and morale and reduce health care costs.
Mr. Barry H. Ostrowsky, CEO, Barnabas Health
The prestigious Gold Standard accreditation signifies to all that the Saint Barnabas Health Care System maintains a culture that encourages a healthy lifestyle for our employees, our patients, and their families.
Mr. J. Bradley Wilson, President and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
As a major employer and a health insurer, we’re committed to doing everything we can to help our workforce prevent cancer and to make sure they have quality care and support if they suffer from cancer. That includes mobile mammography, smoking cessation programs, onsite fitness centers, workplace health clinics, abundant fresh produce and community involvement. It’s part of the way we support our employees and our 3.7 million members during the best and most challenging times of their lives.