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- De Rosa brings extensive health benefit expertise and leadership to the role
BLOOMFIELD, Conn. – March 15, 2011 – Cigna announced today that it haspromoted Christopher De Rosa to regional vice president for the company’s west region. De Rosa, who most recently served as the general manager for Cigna in Southern California and Nevada, brings more than 20 years of health care industry expertise to the position.
Cigna's west region comprises California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, New Mexico, Idaho and Montana. An internal and external search is under way for a new general manager for Southern California and Nevada.
“Chris brings outstanding leadership and vision to this position, “said Michael Triplett, regional segment president for Cigna. “Under his leadership, the Southern California and Nevada markets grew significantly, and we also experienced improved service and enhanced employee engagement and morale. We are pleased that he will be using his drive and energy to continue to build Cigna's presence in his expanded area of responsibility.”
De Rosa, who joined Cigna in 1992, has held various positions with the company in small group, national accounts and regional segment as well leading sales effectiveness and customer reporting. De Rosa also developed Cigna's Government and Taft Hartley segment, growing this important line of business for the company. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of California, Irvine.
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