GLASGOW, Scotland, January 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
- Appointment underscores ongoing commitment to brokers offering globally mobile individuals expatriate medical insurance
Cigna's Global Individual Private Medical Insurance (Global IPMI) business has announced the key appointment of Tim Slee as Head of Global Individual Broker Sales.
Slee, who joins Cigna after a 20 year tenure at Bupa Global, will lead the insurer's ongoing focus on the broker market. The newly created role will focus on leading the growth of Cigna's network of distribution partners around the world and deepening the relationships with existing partners by continuing to expand the range of services Cigna is able to offer. Given the strategic importance of the broker market to Cigna, Slee will become part of the Cigna Global Senior Leadership Team.
Commenting on the new appointment, Arjan Toor, Managing Director of Cigna Global IPMI said: "This appointment underscores Cigna's longstanding commitment to the broker market and demonstrates Cigna's firm belief 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 Slee will remain based in the United Kingdom but with a global remit, serving broker markets globally. He comments: "I'm delighted to be joining Cigna at a time where the focus and investment in the expatriate insurance broker market has never been stronger. The team here has done a great job in building a fantastic proposition for our distribution partners, and it's my job to build on that success and make Cigna the carrier of choice for any broker offering international health insurance around the world."
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 89 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