In the latest episode of PodCatalyst, IABC Executive Director Peter Finn sat down with Roger Bolton, who has had a remarkable, varied and successful career — from his early days serving under President George H.W. Bush, to roles at IBM and Aetna, and now as president of the Arthur W. Page Society (Page).
Listen to this episode to learn more about:
- How Roger became more than “just a PR guy” in his role at Aetna, earning the trust of the CEO and leading a massive culture change that helped the company turn the corner in physician acceptance
- Current projects in the works at Page, from research and thought leadership to meaningful DEI efforts
- Advice for communicators looking to take their career to the executive level
- Insights as to how communicators are increasingly becoming senior strategic partners
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Featuring Roger Bolton
Roger Bolton is the president of Page, the premier global professional association for senior corporate communication executives. He is also a trustee and a past chairman of Page.
Previously, Bolton served as senior vice president of communication at Aetna, and led IBM’s global media relations and directed communication for the IBM server and software groups.
Prior to his business career, Bolton was assistant secretary of the Treasury for public affairs under President George H.W. Bush; assistant U.S. trade representative for public affairs under President Reagan; and special assistant to President Reagan in the White House, with responsibility for the president’s relations with business and labor.