CIGNA International Names Andrew J. Mellen Senior Vice President of Its Expatriate Benefits Business

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from CIGNA International

    PHILADELPHIA, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- CIGNA International announced today
 that Andrew J. Mellen has advanced to senior vice president of its expatriate
 benefits business.
     Mellen joined CIGNA in 1994 as vice president responsible for CIGNA
 International's expatriate benefits business, which under his leadership has
 grown more than 30 percent annually over the last five years.  During that
 time, CIGNA International has become the industry leader in providing health
 care, life and accident coverages for employees of multinational companies.
     For more than 30 years, CIGNA International has provided group benefits
 and specialized services to expatriate employees of U.S. and Canadian
 multinationals.  Recently, CIGNA has begun globalizing its expatriate
 business, opening operations in the U.K., Spain and Germany.
     Prior to joining CIGNA, Mellen had a successful career in sales, training
 and development, strategic planning and executive management within the
 insurance industry.  Most recently, he was a regional group vice president for
 John Hancock Mutual Life, where he served for twenty years in a variety of
 sales and marketing posts.  He began his career as an underwriter for
 Prudential Insurance.
     Mellen has a bachelor's degree from Villanova University in Pennsylvania
 and has taken graduate business and management courses at Northwestern
 University and the University of Virginia.
     CIGNA International, the global business division of CIGNA Corporation
 (NYSE:   CI), markets life, accident and health insurance and employee benefits
 -- including health care and pensions -- in major markets around the world.
 In the United States, CIGNA Corporation's subsidiaries are leading providers
 of employee benefits.  Their products and services include managed and
 indemnity health care coverage; group life, accident and disability insurance;
 retirement services; and investment management.  As of December 31, 2000,
 CIGNA Corporation had consolidated assets of $95.1 billion and shareholders'
 equity of $5.4 billion.  Full-year 2000 revenues from continuing operations
 totaled $20 billion.
 
 

SOURCE CIGNA International
    PHILADELPHIA, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- CIGNA International announced today
 that Andrew J. Mellen has advanced to senior vice president of its expatriate
 benefits business.
     Mellen joined CIGNA in 1994 as vice president responsible for CIGNA
 International's expatriate benefits business, which under his leadership has
 grown more than 30 percent annually over the last five years.  During that
 time, CIGNA International has become the industry leader in providing health
 care, life and accident coverages for employees of multinational companies.
     For more than 30 years, CIGNA International has provided group benefits
 and specialized services to expatriate employees of U.S. and Canadian
 multinationals.  Recently, CIGNA has begun globalizing its expatriate
 business, opening operations in the U.K., Spain and Germany.
     Prior to joining CIGNA, Mellen had a successful career in sales, training
 and development, strategic planning and executive management within the
 insurance industry.  Most recently, he was a regional group vice president for
 John Hancock Mutual Life, where he served for twenty years in a variety of
 sales and marketing posts.  He began his career as an underwriter for
 Prudential Insurance.
     Mellen has a bachelor's degree from Villanova University in Pennsylvania
 and has taken graduate business and management courses at Northwestern
 University and the University of Virginia.
     CIGNA International, the global business division of CIGNA Corporation
 (NYSE:   CI), markets life, accident and health insurance and employee benefits
 -- including health care and pensions -- in major markets around the world.
 In the United States, CIGNA Corporation's subsidiaries are leading providers
 of employee benefits.  Their products and services include managed and
 indemnity health care coverage; group life, accident and disability insurance;
 retirement services; and investment management.  As of December 31, 2000,
 CIGNA Corporation had consolidated assets of $95.1 billion and shareholders'
 equity of $5.4 billion.  Full-year 2000 revenues from continuing operations
 totaled $20 billion.
 
 SOURCE  CIGNA International

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