See our cookie policy to help you understand how we use cookies on our site. Cookie policy. [X] Close

Your cookie settings

Close image

Strictly necessary & performance - required for our website to work correctly.

Settings icon
  • Getting a price, protecting sensitive medical data and securely buying online.
  • Protecting your privacy with confidential access to our Customer Area.
  • Brief data storage, to communicate your quote / application information to you.
  • Helping us to improve website performance.
  • Helping you find the products and information you want.
  • Trialling new content and ensuring consistency across the site.

Alert icon imagePlease note that if you disable all cookies via your browser, then certain parts of our site will no longer work.

Optional for functionality

Functional icon
  • Remembering your preferences on the site.
  • Allowing chat support.

Remove cookies button Enable cookies button

Optional for targeting

Targeting icon
  • Running campaigns that are relevant to you.
  • Monitoring how often you see adverts so you don't get shown the same advert twice.
  • Measuring how marketing campaigns have performed.

Remove cookies button Enable cookies button

Our cookie policy

Save preferences buttonCancel button image

New Appointment

  • Jim Heng appointed as Asia Business Development Director for Cigna Global Health Options (CGHO)
  • Takes the lead in developing growth strategy in key Asia markets and supporting intermediary and bancassurance channels

Glasgow, February 2013 – Cigna (NYSE: CI), a global leader in serving expatriates and other globally mobile individuals, has appointed Jim Heng to lead business development in Asia for Cigna's international individual PMI business - Cigna Global Health Options (http://www.cignaglobal.com).

Reporting to Phil Austin, Head of Global Individual Private Medical Insurance (IPMI), Mr. Heng will be responsible for developing key Asia markets and supporting intermediaries and bancassurance partners.

"I’m delighted to have Jim take on this important role for Cigna Global Health Options," said Austin. “The Asia market is very important to us, so I’m certain that with Jim’s wealth of experience in the insurance industry and track record of achieving results, we can continue to build our presence in Asia at rapid pace."

Mr. Heng will be responsible for building the business in Asia and driving profitable growth, targeting high net worth and globally mobile individuals through bancassurance and intermediary channels - primarily in Hong Kong and Singapore.

"I'm excited to assume this role. This is an excellent opportunity to strengthen Cigna's position as the premier provider of products and solutions that support the health, well-being and sense of security of consumers in the global individual market," said Heng.

Mr. Heng brings over 15 years of experience in global sales and business development to the CGHO team. He joins Cigna from Swiss Life after serving as Regional Director for the Asia Corporate business, managing business development and partner relationships in Asia Pacific. Prior to that, Jim Heng held senior roles at AXA in China and AIA, with focus on building distribution channels and business development.

Notes to editors:

The Cigna Global Health Options plan is designed for customers who want the flexibility of having easy access to high quality health care around the world.

  • International Medical Insurance
  • International Medical Insurance Plus
  • International Health and Well-being
  • International Vision and Dental
  • International Emergency Evacuation

For more information, please visit www.cignaglobal.com.

About Cigna 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 www.cigna.com. To sign up for email alerts or RSS feed of company news, log on to http://newsroom.cigna.com/section_display.cfm?section_id=18

GET YOUR QUOTE NOW

Get a price in seconds with our quick and easy quote tool.

Get a quote button

Retrieve quote

 

Contact us

 
Call image

Call us

Inside the US:

877.539.6295

Outside the US:

+44(0)1475 492119

 
Callback image

Want us to call you back?

Request call button

 
Email image

The Cigna inbox

Email us button