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Robyn Cameron in March 2017 joined Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner, Global Solution Architect in the Korn Ferry Hay Group Rewards and Benefits Solution practice. She is based in New York and is a member of the Rewards and Benefits Solution practice global leadership team, reporting to Bob Wesselkamper, Senior Client Partner and Global Head, Rewards and Benefits Solutions. Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Robyn was the head
AIA Group in March 2017 announced that its CEO and President, Mark Tucker, will retire from his executive positions with the company and its subsidiaries. Tucker will become non-executive Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings, and Ng Keng Hooi will take over for Tucker at AIA as of 1 September, 2017. Hooi, 62, who joined AIA in 2010 and is currently their regional executive, was previously CEO of Great Eastern
As part of its continuing expansion across the Asia Pacific region, Cigna has announced the appointment of Raymond Ng as the new Regional Head of Distribution – Global Health Benefits, for Cigna’s Asia Pacific Leadership Team, which is led by Patrick Graham, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, Cigna International Markets. Ng, a graduate of Curtin University in Bentley, Western Australia, will be responsible for cross-market growth and development of
As part of its continuing expansion across the Asia Pacific region, Cigna has announced the appointment of Ray Bond as the new Regional Head of Distribution – Individual Health, for Cigna’s Asia Pacific Leadership Team, based in Hong Kong and reporting to Patrick Graham, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, Cigna International Markets. Bond’s duties will include expanding Cigna’s Global IPMI business in the Asia Pacific region, which targets globally
Peter D. Hancock, President and Chief Executive Officer of American International Group (AIG), has announced his intention to resign after the insurance giant posted a disappointing quarterly loss of $3 billion. As AIG’s fifth chief executive since 2015, he will remain in his position until a successor is found. A graduate of the University of Oxford, Hancock was the vice-chairman of KeyCorp during the financial crisis of 2008. Upon
Cigna in March 2017 announced the appointment of Alison Meckiffe as Chief Marketing Officer for Cigna’s Global Individual Private Medical Insurance business, reporting to Arjan Toor, Director of Cigna Global IPMI. Meckiffe joins Cigna with over 17 years’ experience of strategic marketing and customer insight, most recently with AXA U.K., where her most recent role was Chief Operating Officer Chief Operating Officer for Direct & Retail Partnerships, with responsibility for
Aetna International in February 2017 announced the appointment of Andy O’Cain as New Business Sales Director, in charge of the development and growth of the self insured corporate sector (ASO) in the large group market. Based in the U.K., Andy joins Aetna International from Cigna Insurance Services where he was Head of Sales and Business Development, having previously been Head of Travel Development. Prior to Cigna, Andy was Head
Zenefits, designers of all-in-one HR solutions for small businesses, has appointed Jay Fulcher as executive officer and chairman of the board effective in February, 2017. Fulcher, who formerly served as president and CEO of Ooyala, as well as executive vice president of Peoplesoft, brings more than 20 years of senior management experience to Zenefits at a key time in its evolution. The announcement comes days after the company’s second
Cigna’s global expatriate segment, Cigna Global Health Benefits Europe (Cigna GHB), in February 2017 announced the promotion of Raymond Linnartz to the senior management position of European Sales Director. Linnartz, who has almost 17 years’ experience in sales and business development, has been with Cigna for 11 years. He was previously with Aon and Mercer in multiple roles as an adviser on employee benefits solutions to Fortune 500 companies.
Cigna Global Health Benefits in June 2016 announced the appointment of Neil Irwin as Head of Global Distribution. In this role, Neil will be responsible for cross-market growth and development of Cigna’s globally mobile group health business across multiple client and customer segments around the globe. Before joining Cigna, Neil was Managing Director at Marsh and was responsible for developing client relationships and driving growth, strategic insurer relationships, marketing
Generali in January 2017 promoted its Group Head of Corporate Finance Luigi Lubelli to Group CFO, replacing Alberto Minali who leaves the group. Mr. Lubelli will join the Group Management Committee and Minali will not immediately be replaced in his role as General Manager as defined by the articles of incorporation. All the first-level business functions previously reporting to Minali now report directly to the Group CEO, Philippe Donnet.
Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) in January 2017 announced that three current members of its Board of Directors have been reelected to three-year terms. The reelected directors include Juan Carlos Arias of Panama; Pavanjit Singh Dhingra of India; and Steve Hylant of the U.S. The 16-member WBN Board of Directors now is comprised of: Daniel de Swaan, WBN board chairman and Director at Meijers Assurantien in the Netherlands Juan Carlos
Amsterdam, The Netherlands-based sleep expert Els van der Helm, PhD, in November 2016 launched her new website, www.elsvanderhelm.com, that includes resources such as videos, brief articles and Els’s academic research. Prior to her own consulting firm, Els worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. There she combined her passion for leadership development and sleep management. She developed and facilitated training programs for both McKinsey consultants and clients.