GLASGOW, Scotland, September 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Cigna's Global Individual Private Medical Insurance (Global IPMI) business, today announced the appointment of Tim Slee as Head of Global Individual Broker Sales.
This appointment underscores ongoing significant investment in Cigna's global individual private medical insurance business.
Tim, who joins Cigna after a long and successful tenure at Bupa International, will report to Arjan Toor, Managing Director of Cigna Global IPMI. This newly created role will focus on growing Cigna's network of distribution partners around the world and deepening the relationships with existing partners, to further accelerate the sales of individual private medical insurance. Given the strategic importance of the broker market to Cigna, Tim will become part of the Cigna Global Senior Leadership Team.
Commenting on the new appointment, Arjan Toor, said: "This appointment underscores Cigna's longstanding commitment to the intermediary market and demonstrates Cigna's firm believe that brokers will continue to play a critical role in the distribution of individual expatriate health insurance plans.
"I'm very excited about the wealth of experience Tim brings to an already highly successful team, and look forward to introducing him to our distribution partners around the world."
Tim, who will remain based in the United Kingdom, joins Cigna after almost 20 years at Bupa International, where he most recently served as Global Corporate Sales Director.
Cigna (NYSE: CI) is a global health service and financial company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. Cigna Corporation's operating subsidiaries in the United States provide an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy and vision care benefits, as well as group life, accident and disability insurance. Cigna maintains sales capability in 30 countries and jurisdictions and has approximately 66 million customer relationships throughout the world. All products and services are provided exclusively by such operating subsidiaries and not by Cigna Corporation. To learn more about Cigna, visit http://www.cigna.com.
SOURCE Cigna Global