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Aug 16, 2023
Tim Closson Named Cigna Healthcare General Manager for Southern California

GLENDALE, Calif. — August 16, 2023 — Cigna Healthcare has named Tim Closson as general manager for its group employer business in Southern California.

Tim Closson

In this role, Tim will be responsible for driving market growth for client employers with under 3,000 employees by creating customer value and ensuring that the local market strategy, product and network offerings meet evolving customer and client needs. He will also work with the markets’ network leaders, medical executives and others to advance outreach in the communities Cigna Healthcare serves.

“Tim has a strong track record of developing deep stakeholder relationships that further advance our position as the preferred healthcare partner of choice,” said Peter Welch, Regional Vice President, Cigna Healthcare. ”With Tim’s leadership, Cigna Healthcare is well-positioned to continue delivering on our mission to improve the health and vitality of those we serve in our Southern California market.”  

Tim has a wealth of industry experience garnered over a more than 30-year sales leadership career that included six years in Cigna Healthcare’s Southern California market. Most recently, Tim was with Health Net of California, where he first served as Director, Major Accounts before his role as Director, Large Group. Prior to this, he held management roles with Anthem Blue Cross, United Healthcare, Blue Shield of California, and Great-West Healthcare. As a Vice President of Sales and Account Management with Cigna Healthcare, he was a Gold Circle Qualifier for three consecutive years.

Tim resides in Pasadena and will be based at Cigna Healthcare’s Glendale office.

About Cigna Healthcare

Cigna Healthcare is a health benefits provider that advocates for better health through every stage of life. We guide our customers through the health care system, empowering them with the information and insight they need to make the best choices for improving their health and vitality. Products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of The Cigna Group (NYSE:CI), including Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Evernorth Health companies or their affiliates and Express Scripts companies or their affiliates. Such products and services include an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits and others. Learn more at cignahealthcare.com.

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