Cigna: Arjan Toor and Phil Austin

Global health service company Cigna has appointed Arjan Toor (pictured) as chief executive of its European operations.  

As part of a company restructure, Toor will lead the newly-combined operational team which spans international organisations, European employers, and globally mobile individuals. 

Toor joining Cigna in 2011 and previously spent two years as chief executive of Cigna International Organisations, Africa and Global IPMI – Cigna’s business for globally mobile individuals.

He has also served as chief marketing officer for Cigna International Markets, based in Hong Kong. 

Phil Austin, who previously headed Cigna’s European business, has been appointed as head of strategy and global business development for Cigna International Markets. 

Cigna has offices in the UK, Belgium, Spain, Kenya, Dubai, the US and Malaysia.

Jason Sadler, president of Cigna International Markets, said: “Arjan’s leadership, combined with his deep knowledge of customer and client needs is an important asset to Cigna. In his previous role as chief executive of Cigna’s international organisations business, Arjan enhanced its position in the market and I am confident that he will continue to drive our growth trajectory.”

Toor commented: “This is an extremely exciting time for Cigna. Our new, streamlined organisation allows a greater drive for affordability for our clients, while also helping us create a more tailored and personalised service in markets across the globe.”

He added: “At a time when the cost of healthcare is rising by up to 12% each year and employers want localised solutions for globally mobile individuals, our new organisational structure will be crucial to helping us continue to provide industry-leading, tailored and affordable whole health solutions.”

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