WASHINGTON, DC, December 8, 2009 â€“ The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of more than 280 mostly large employers, announced today that Sally Welborn, Senior Vice President of Benefits at Walmart, has been elected to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
â€œWe are thrilled to announce Sallyâ€™s election to our Board of Directors,â€ said Pamela Kimmet, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. and Chairman of the Business Groupâ€™s Board of Directors. â€œSally is a visionary leader and will add great personal and professional strength to our board, as well as insights and experiences in corporate human resources from the worldâ€™s largest retailer.â€
Welborn is responsible for the design and administration of benefits including health care coverage and retirement plans for Walmart, the worldâ€™s largest retailer. She has more than 25 years of experience in corporate human resources. Prior to joining Walmart, Welborn was Senior Vice President, Corporate Benefits, at Wells Fargo where she was responsible for the design and administration of all health and welfare and retirement programs.
Welborn is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington with a bachelorâ€™s degree in mathematics, and she has earned the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist Designation through the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Helen Darling, President of the National Business Group on Health, said, â€œSally has an outstanding career in corporate health benefits and human resources. Her leadership skills and experiences in policy affecting employers will be invaluable to our organization. We look forward to her many contributions.â€
About the National Business Group on Health
The National Business Group on Health is a non-profit membership organization of more than 280 members, including 60 of the Fortune 100. The National Business Group on Health is devoted to providing practical solutions to its employer-membersâ€™ most important health care problems and serving as the voice for large employers on national health care issues and public policy. Its members purchase health and disability benefits for over 55 million people. For more information, visit www.businessgrouphealth.org.