RAMANI - IYER
Mr. Ayer is the retired
chairman and CEO of The Hartford,
Ramani Ayer is chair of the Hartford HealthCare Board of Directors. Hartford HealthCare is the premiere health care network in Connecticut with 15,000 employees and $2 billion in net revenue. In addition to Hartford Hospital, the HHC system includes The Hospital of Central Connecticut; MidState Medical Center; Windham Hospital.
The Institute of Living psychiatric center; VNA HealthCare and VNA of Central Connecticut, which provide visiting nurse services throughout the state; Clinical Laboratory Partners with more than 50 locations statewide; Hartford Medical Group; MidState Medical Group; Central Connecticut Senior Health Services
which includes five assisted-living and skilled nursing facilities; Eastern Rehabilitation Network; and two regional behavioral health centers, Rushford and Natchaug Hospital. Mr. Ayer is the retired chairman and CEO of The Hartford, one the nation’s oldest and largest investment and insurance companies.
He spent his career at The Hartford, serving in a number of leadership roles, including vice president of HartRe, The Hartford’s reinsurance subsidiary; president and later, executive vice president of Hartford Specialty Company; and president and chief operating officer of The Hartford’s property-casualty operations. Mr. Ayer is a member of the boards of XL Insurance Group in Bermuda
the David Lynch Foundation, the Maharishi University of Management and the Connecticut Council of Educational Reform. He is a former member of the boards of directors of Hartford Hospital, the American Insurance Association and the Insurance Information Institute and is a former member of the Business Roundtable.
Mr. Ayer earned his master’s and doctorate degrees in chemical engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia and a bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay. Ramani Ayer Chair, Hartford Healthcare Board of Directors July2011 v1