Sheldon Kenton, ex-Cigna, joins Bupa Global as Global Commercial Director
Sheldon Kenton reports to Robert Lang, Managing Director for Bupa Global, and is a member of the Bupa Global executive team. The newly created role of Global Commercial Director focuses on sales to corporate clients, on health benefits, as well as on institutional distribution partnerships.
Kendon had been with Cigna since 1997, lastly as global head for sales of international employee benefits, and relocates from Philadelphia, PA. He holds an MBA from the University of Kent.
Tim Slee, previously Global Corporate Sales Director at Bupa Global, has left the company.
Sheldon’s appointment follows several external hirings at Bupa, including Lorna Friedman from Mercer Health & Benefits as Director Medical and Health Benefits in London; Mary Trometer as Global Network Strategy Manager in Miami, FL and Nic Brown as Intermediary and Partnership Director in Brighton, UK, both from Aetna International; Justin Howcroft as Director Global Corporate Sales in London, hired from Friends Provident International; and Stephen Killian as Head of Global Corporate Sales for South East Asia in Sydney and Singapore who hails from from United Healthcare Global.