GLASGOW, Scotland, August 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Cigna (NYSE: CI) has announced the appointment of Lena Tsia as Country Manager for Cigna Singapore. Reporting to Patrick Graham, CEO, Asia-Pacific, Lena takes the lead in aligning the Cigna Individual (Global IPMI) and Employer businesses (Global Health Benefits) more closely in Singapore. As described by Graham: "The realignment in Singapore and Asia Pacific will see us move to a "One Cigna" approach, offering our full suite of Group and Individual products and services on a coordinated approach. It will enable us to continue to leverage our global strengths, while at the same time focusing on relevant local solutions for brokers, clients, partners and customers."
In her new role, Lena will have P&L accountability for all the Singapore business, interface with the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and manage all the Singapore operations across both Global Health Benefits and Global IPMI.
Lena Tsia joins Cigna from Prudential Assurance Company Singapore where she was the Senior Vice President & Head of Group Business Department responsible for the repositioning of Prudential's group business to meet the distribution demands. Under her oversight, the business has grown exponentially in terms of number of accounts, revenue and profitability. The distribution channel has diversified to include PACS tied agency, brokers and strategic alliances. She has also successfully re-engineered the operations to enhance the value chain.
She has over 27 years of experience in the industry and has held various roles with AIA, Great Eastern Life and Prudential. She has a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Actuarial Sciences & Statistics from the University of Calgary, Canada and is former Associate of the Society of Actuaries.
Arjan Toor, Managing Director, Global IPMI, comments: "We're excited by the experience and track record Lena brings to the role. Lena is a well-known face in the Singaporean insurance market, and has built a reputation as a highly effective leader and strong supporter of broker and partner relationships from her time at AIA, and latterly Prudential Insurance."
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